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!
• Answering machines
• Cable/satellite TV control boxes/DVRs
• Camcorders and digital cameras
• CD players
• DVD players/recorders
• Electric typewriters
• Fax machines
• Gaming consoles/equipment
• Hard drives
• Laptops LCDs/LEDs/Flat Screens
• Mobile/cellular phones/palmtops
• Network equipment
• Personal computers (CPU, CRTs/monitors, keyboard, mouse, and peripherals
• Printed circuit boards
• Rechargeable batteries
• Remote controls
• Storage media: CDs/DVDs/Floppies etc.
• Tape players
• Telephone equipment
• Testing equipment
• Uninterrupted power supply (UPS) systems/battery backups
UNACCEPTABE IEMS: VCR Tapes & Cassette Tapes
This program is free to all La Porte County residents - Not open to business.
(Call for details about free electronic recycling for businesses)
PLEASE DO NO LEAVE ANY ITEMS OUTSIDE THE TRAILER AFTER HOURS. ITEMS ARE NOT TO BE REMOVED FROM TRAILER. DOING SO IS CONSIDERED THEFT!
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: 2857 W State Road 2. Trailer is located between the Solid Waste District Office and the Small Animal Shelter Directional signage will help guide you
MICHIGAN CITY LOCATION: 1027 Hitchcock Road, Michigan City HOURS: 7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Monday thru Friday except Holidays
DIRECTIONS: Take 20 West past Marquette Mall to Hitchcock Road and turn right. Cross Earl Road and continue on Hitchcock Road about ¼ mile. Turn left at the first open gate directly past the white water tower. 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
Saturday May 2021, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. – La Porte County Fair Grounds *2581 W State Road 2
Saturday September 2021, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. – La Porte County Fair Grounds *2581 W State Road 2