Tours & Presentations

Tours & Presentations

Metro Recycling strives to educate the community on the importance of protecting our environment. For this reason, we feel that it is important to support a variety of educational opportunities through our educational presentations, facility tours and scholarship program.

Recycling Tours

Looking to educate your class, your children or yourself about recycling? Tours of our facilities are available for all locations. For more information about tours, contact

South Shore Arts
Education Program

Metro Recycling is proud to support 41 third grade classrooms throughout Blue Island, Griffith and Valparaiso. Each classroom receives a “Michael Recycle” book by Ellie Bethel. The Michael Recycle program develops literacy skills as it encourages children to care for the earth.

Educational Visits

Educating the next generation about the value of recycling is important to Metro. If you would like an Education Director to visit your classroom and speak on this subject, contact

Three convenient recycling locations:
Blue Island

(708) 388-1551

13546 S. Western Ave.

Blue Island, IL 60406

Mon-Fri 7am-4:30pm

Sat 7:30am-12:00pm


(219) 922-1830

1501 E. Main St.

Griffith, IN 46319

Mon-Fri 7am-4:30pm

Sat 7am-1pm


(219) 465-1459

2155 W. Lincolnway

Valparaiso, IN 46385

Mon-Fri 8am-4:30pm

Sat 8am-1pm