Starke County Environmental Management Event This Weekend

The Starke County Environmental Management District will be collecting items this weekend as part of their annual residential collection event.

The event will be held at the Starke County Highway Garage. Tires, appliances, computers and TVs will be collected today and tomorrow from 2:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. You may dispose of up to five tires for free. Only one farm tire will be accepted.

Household hazardous waste will be collected only on Saturday from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Those items may include motor oil, aerosol cans, pesticides, herbicides, oil-based paint, degreasers, varnish, fluorescent bulbs, and batteries.

Unused, unwanted or expired prescription medications will also be taken.

This collection event is for Starke County residents only. If you have questions, call the Starke County Environment Management District Office at (574) 772-7865.