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ABSR Community Foundation

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     Courtesy of ABSR member Greg Brown

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      ABSR Events for 2017
 
 Winterfest Jan 21
 Speaker Series Mar 12 Speaker Series Apr 2
Easter Egg Hunt Apr 15
Town Cleanup & May 20
      Spring Cookout
 Speaker Series May 21 
 Memorial Day Coffee May 29
 Necktie 5K  June 17
 Garden & Art Walk July  8
 Summerfest July 29
 ABSR Annual                 Sept 9
      Meeting
Halloween 2017             Oct 28
Holiday Hop Dec 9
 
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ABSR Mailing Address:
PO Box 458
Beverly Shores, IN 46301-0458
 
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2017 Sand Tracks Editors:
     
Jan Nancy Nichols
Feb Donna Excell-Steffel
Mar         Dean Conrad
Apr          Dean Conrad
May Marvin Makinen
June  Bob Stanley
July Donna Excell-Steffel
Aug Bob Stanley
Sept  Donna Excell-Steffel
Oct Bob Stanley
Nov          Marvin Makinen
Dec          Nancy Nichols
 
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HomeRecycling Information


Garbage, Recycling and household hazardous waste
Disposal Guide

GARBAGE - Weekly curbside pickup

Accepted:

  • White Goods: Stoves, Hot Water Heaters, Dishwashers, Washers and Dryers
  • Small Amounts of Construction Material tied and bundled in 4 foot lengths or in a 30 gallon container (50 pound maximum)
  • Furniture: Mattress, Box Springs, Couch
  • Swimming Pool Liners  Tied and Bundled
  • Branches  Tied and Bundled in 4 foot sections
  • Grass Clippings  Bagged or containerized (3 Bag Limit)
  • Open Paint Cans  Latex Paint (Paint must be completely dry/hard)

Not accepted:

  • Leaves
  • Hazardous Liquids: Paints  Oil based paint even if dry, Oils, Chemicals, Etc.
  • Tires or any Vehicle Parts
  • Batteries
  • Freon Units: Refrigerators, Freezers, Air Conditioners, Dehumidifiers
  • Dirt and Concrete
  • Medical Waste of any kind
  • Dead Animals

 

Large items:  Able picks up one large item per week. Please call them before your pick up day to schedule the pickup so they can send the appropriate equipment. Freon items require special handling, and are not included in large item pick up. Freon must be evacuated prior to pick up. There is a charge for Freon items.

RECYCLING - Bi-weekly curbside pickup

Accepted:

  • Paper: Corrugated Cardboard, Paperboard (such as cereal and tissue boxes), Newspaper, Mixed Paper, Catalogs, Phone Books, Junk Mail, Paper Grocery Sacks
  • Glass: Clear, Brown or Green glass food and drink bottles and jars
  • Metal Cans: Aluminum, bi-metal and steel cans
  • Plastics: Plastic Bottles and jugs #1 through #7

Not accepted:

  • Glass: window glass, plate glass, dishes, ceramics, light bulbs, mirrors
  • Hazardous Waste: Motor Oil, paint, automotive batteries, antifreeze, liquids of any kind
  • Wood: pallets, construction lumber, tree or plant branches
  • Yard Waste: Grass, leaves, tree or plant branches
  • Metal: Scrap Metal, Appliances
  • Automotive: Tires, Engine Parts, Body or Interior Parts
  • Garbage: Garbage and Food Waste
  • Plastics: Styrofoam, Vinyl Siding, Swimming Pool Liners, Childrens Pools, Motor Oil Containers, Plastic Grocery Bags

For more information on curbside and garbage collection, contact Republic Services 219-926-1046.  

 
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Information for recycling hazard waste and electronics can be found at:
 
Recycling & Waste Reduction District of Porter County
155 Indiana Ave, Suite 314
Valparaiso, IN  46383
Phone:   219-465-3694