Beginning Monday, November 2nd, 2020, Porter County’s compost sites will observe special winter hours following the end of Daylight Saving Time this weekend. The Valparaiso Compost Site on West Lincolnway will be open from 8am to 4pm Monday through Saturday through December 31st. The Boone Grove Compost Site on County Road 400 West will be open Noon to 4pm Monday through Friday and 9am to 4pm on Saturdays through December 5th. The hours for the Portage Compost Site on US 12 in Portage will remain unchanged: Monday through Friday 8am to 4pm and Saturdays 8am to 2pm through December 5th.
The Boone Grove and Portage compost sites will close after December 5 until the regular season begins in March.
The Recycling and Waste Reduction District of Porter County manages three compost sites throughout the county where residents can drop off yard waste and pick up nutrient-rich compost and/or mulch for gardening. For more information, visit the Recycling and Waste Reduction District of Porter County website www.portercountyrecycling.org .