Refuse & Recycling Pick Up

Contract Details

The Street Commissioner oversees the refuse contractor to make sure the town’s contract is fulfilled. The Street Department acts as a liaison between the contractor and any issues or complaints that may arise for its residents.

Residents should call 219-926-2222 whenever a problem or concern regarding garbage or recycling issue arises.


Residents are provided with one 96 gallon rollaway cart for refuse and one 96 gallon rollaway cart for recycling. New construction residents should call Able Disposal, 921-1294, to set up services and to receive their carts. While refuse is picked up weekly, recycling is picked up every other week. Residents can check the website for the recycling schedule or call 219-926-2222. Bins must be set outside by 6:00 AM the day of pickup and are not to be set outside 24 hours before and must be put away 24 hours after, otherwise, a fine will apply. 

To learn of other recycling opportunities, please explore the links below to find out what services are offered and where a variety of drop-off sites are located in Porter County.

For information regarding E-Waste Recycling, please contact the Recycling & Waste Reduction District of Porter County at 219-465-3694.

Recycling and Waste Reduction District of Porter County

Best Buy Recycles

2023 Recycling Schedule

 To view the Republic Services Recycling schedule, please follow the link below.

2023 Recycle Schedule

Porter County Recycling Events Schedule

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