Porter County Recycling and Waste Reduction District will be offering free compost loading the week of May 11th. Starting today Monday May 11th through Saturday May 16th, district officials say the Valparaiso compost site is offering free loading of compost, mulch and wood chips for Porter County residents. Mulch and compost will be loaded during specific hours. Those utilizing Porter County’s compost sites are encouraged to continue practicing all social distancing precautions.
Mulch and compost will be loaded during specific hours:
Compost can be loaded Monday through Saturday from 9am to Noon.
Mulch can be loaded Monday through Saturday from Noon to 2:00 pm.
This free service is offered in conjunction with the City of Valparaiso. Materials are loaded on a first come, first served basis.
After Saturday, May 16th compost and mulch can be loaded from 9am to 2pm on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays (compost is $10 a yard and mulch is loaded for free). The Valparaiso compost site is on West Lincolnway. For more information visit www.portercountyrecycling.org .