Education

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Free Educational Services


St. Joseph County Solid Waste District offers educational services to schools, community groups and other education organizations in our District. All services are free. The offered programs can be adapted to a wide variety of audiences, schedules and locations.

Please contact John Schwelnus at 574-245-6604 for more information.

Recycling Benefits


The effort you put into selecting and sort items from your garbage has many benefits. Recycling is good because you help your community reduce the amount of garbage going to the landfill.

Organic Composting


Organic Composting is a way to reuse your recycled leaves and yard waste. Residents can learn more about the Organic Resources Compost Program by contacting the Division of Environment Services.