Participants Sought for Waste/Recycling Focus Groups

By: Recycling & Waste Reduction District of Porter County Last Updated: June 21, 2013

recycleThe Recycling and Waste Reduction District of Porter County invites Porter County residents to take part in focus groups that will be held around the county to help the agency collect information to create a strategic plan.

The District is working with consultants from Organizational Development Solutions, Inc. who will conduct the sessions. Questions will focus on county and individual needs, whether or not participants use any of the District services.

All participants will be entered into a drawing for a Kindle Reader. Sessions are limited. Volunteers are asked to choose the session they are interested in attending and confirm attendance by calling 219-926-3665 or sending an e-mail to

The following sessions have been scheduled: Monday, June 24, 8:30 to 10 a.m., Porter County United Way, 951 Eastporte Center Dr., Valparaiso; or 1 to 2:30 p.m., Hebron Library (upstairs room), 201 W. Sigler.

Tuesday, July 9, 10:30 a.m. to noon, Kouts Library Indiana Room, 101 E. Daumer Rd.; or 2 to 3:30 p.m., Portage Library, 2665 Irving St.

Wednesday, July 10, 9 to 10:30 a.m., Duneland Chamber of Commerce, 220 Broadway, Chesterton; Tuesday, July 16, 6:30 to 8 p.m., Hageman Library, 100 Francis St., Porter; Wednesday, July 17, 8 to 9:30 a.m., Valparaiso Chamber of Commerce, 162 W. Lincolnway; Monday, July 22, 8 to 9:30 a.m., Construction Advancement Foundation, 6050 Southport Rd., Portage; and Thursday, July 25, 1 to 2:30 p.m., Burns Harbor Town Hall, 1240 W. North Boo Rd.