Earth day event at Metro Recycling

Metro Recycling part of Earth Day Event

Valparaiso, IN

Metro Recycling will be part of the Northwest Indiana Earth Day Event on April 20. The free event will be held at the Porter County Expo Center from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

"We're proud to be a sponsor for the Northwest Indiana Earth Day Event," said Neil Samahon, CEO of Metro Recycling. "We want to engage the community in the benefits of recycling and provide educational resources on all the various types of materials that can be recycled."

The 8th annual Northwest Indiana Earth Day Event is open to the public. Metro Recycling will feature coloring stations, recycle organizing, material education, games and more.

Earth Day 2013 will be an event to learn how to reduce your ecological footprint. Metro Recycling and other Earth Day participants want to work with the community to decrease the amount of waste harming the earth.

In addition to Earth Day, Metro Recycling focuses on increasing community awareness on the impact of recycling every day with school presentations, and yard tours of their recycling facilities in Valparaiso, Griffith, and Blue Island, Ill.