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Porter County Compost Sites to Close 11/28-12/1

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Porter County's Boone Grove and Valparaiso compost site will be closed for the upcoming Thanksgiving Day Holiday. Donna Stuckert, with the Recycling and Waste Reduction District of Porter County, says both sites will be closed Thursday, November 28th through Sunday, December 1st and will reopen Monday, December 2nd through Saturday, December 7th, after which both sites close for the season.
Until then, Stuckert says they encourage Porter County residents to bring in their organic yard waste, such as leaves, brush, garden and household plants, limbs, logs and firewood and live fall decorations like pumpkins, gourds, corn and mums, to the compost sites where it will be incorporated into the windrows which is used to create large amounts of finished compost and mulch.
No treated wood or lumber of any kind are accepted at either site and grass is only accepted at the Boone Grove location. Residents are also asked to remove plastic bags and other containers when dropping off materials. For more information visit http://www.itmeanstheworld.org/ or click News Audio On Demand at http://regionnewsteam.com/
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