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If it plugs into the wall or runs on a battery, it doesn’t belong in your trash. Electronics contain several types of recyclable material that are important to recover. Bring your unwanted electronics to one of two locations in Michigan City and La Porte for FREE recycling YEAR-ROUND!

ACCEPTABLE MATERIALS

  • A/C Adapters

  • Analyzers / Test Equipment

  • Audio / Visual Equipment

  • Batteries (All Kinds)

  • Calculators

  • Cameras / Camera Equipment

  • CD Players

  • Cell Phones / Telephones

  • Computers / Laptops

  • Computer Hard Drives / Components

  • Copiers / Scanners

  • CRT Monitors

  • DVD / VHS / Blue Ray Players

  • Electronic Exercise Equipment

  • Electronic Kids Toys

  • Electronic Lawn Equipment

  • Fax Machines

  • Gaming Devices / Consoles

  • Handheld Games

  • Hard Drives

  • Household Electronics

  • Ink / Toner

  • Keyboards

  • LCD Monitors

  • Mainframes

  • Medical Devices

  • Mice

  • Microwaves

  • Overhead Projectors

  • Printers / Fax Machines

  • Remotes

  • Security Equipment

  • Servers / Server Cabinets

  • Shredders

  • Stereo Equipment

  • Tablets

  • Televisions (LED, LCD)

  • Typewriters

  • UPS / Battery Backups

  • Vacuum / Carpet Cleaners

  • Wires / Cables / Cords

UNACCEPTABE ITEMS: VCR Tapes, Cassette Tapes, DVDs 

This program is free to all La Porte County residents - Not open to business.
 

PLEASE DO NO LEAVE ANY ITEMS OUTSIDE THE TRAILER AFTER HOURS. ITEMS ARE NOT TO BE REMOVED FROM TRAILER. DOING SO IS CONSIDERED THEFT!

Dropoff Locations

LA PORTE LOCATION: La Porte County Solid Waste District  Compost Site, 724 Zigler Road, 

HOURS: 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Monday thru Friday except Holidays (any questions call the District Office)

DIRECTIONS: Take Highway 2 West to the La Porte Couty Fairgrounds. Turn right on to Zigler Road. Compost site with Electronic Recycling Trailer is past horse arenas on the left. . Trailer is located in the center field of Compost Site. 

MICHIGAN CITY LOCATION: 1801 Kentucky Street, Michigan City. 

HOURS: Always Open

DIRECTIONS: Drive to Michigan City Street Department on Kentucky Street and then turn on Russell Street.  There is a large shipping trailer to deposit your electronics. La Porte County Solid Waste District 219-326-0014.

ELECTRONICS COLLECTION -- Also available during our 5-in-1 collections

2022 Dates

Saturday May 14, 2022, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. – La Porte County Fair Grounds *2581 W State Road 2

Saturday September 17, 2022, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. – La Porte County Fair Grounds *2581 W State Road