Registration Continues for 2015 Fall Master Recycler Class

master-recyclers-2015-julySpots are still available for the Porter County Master Recycler fall class that begins on Sept. 10. The class will be held from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Thursdays for eight weeks in the Hickory Hollow Room at Woodland Park, 2100 Willowcreek Rd.

The course features guest speakers and field trips that will help students gain waste reduction and environmental knowledge beyond the blue bin.

Sponsored by the Recycling & Waste Reduction District of Porter County, the course is open to Porter County residents and those who work in the county.

Participants will learn from the experts more about waste flow processes, recycling, and composting. Students will also meet others who have similar waste reduction and environmental interests.

The online application and program syllabus are available on the District’s website,

A fee of $30 will help defray the cost of course materials and is due on the first day of class. Class participants commit to 30 hours of volunteer time to educate and inspire others in their community to reduce waste in the home and at work.

The program is limited to 30 participants. Applicants that apply after the class is full will be placed on a waiting list and notified when the next course is scheduled.

For more information, visit or call 465-3819.