Who do I contact for Regular Garbage Pickup?
2000 Dombey Road
Portage, IN 46368
website: click here
Garbage Drop Off - Residential Use Only
Office Hours: 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., Monday through Friday
Gate Hours: 7:15 a.m. to 2:45 p.m., Monday through Friday
Open the third Saturday of the month 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. (excluding December, January and February)
Residents must present proof that they reside in Merrillville at Public Works office before dumping.
Commercial dumping will not be accepted.
| Permitted Items
||Items not permitted|
|Branches, leaves and all other yard waste||Oil drums/Oxygen tanks|
|Stoves||Toxic or contaminated waste|
|Washers & Dryers||Car batteries|
|Dishwashers||Railroad ties containing creosote|
|Water heaters||Computer monitors|
|Air conditioners||Regulated special waste|
|Humidifiers & Dehumidifiers||Shingles/Roofing material|
|Car & small truck tires (NO SEMI TRUCK TIRES)||Items containing CFCs & PCBs|
|Off spec products|
contact Lake County Solid Waste to find out where you can dispose of not permitted items at 219.769.3820