Leaf Drop-Off Program


Spring Leaf Drop off begins on April 1 and runs through May 2

The Leaf Drop-off Program is for residents of the unincorporated areas of Lake County, Indiana

This program is for residents only and is NOT available to businesses, schools, or organizations. 

Material accepted for the program is limited to leaves and twigs.  Twigs should not exceed 3 inches in diameter by 3 feet in length.  All material MUST be placed in brown biodegradable yard waste bags.  Residents are responsible for the purchase of their own biodegradable yard waste bags.


Residents can drop off their bagged leaves and twigs to the following locations:

Calumet Township Multi-Purpose Center
1900 W. 41st. Ave., Gary, IN
Lake County Fairgrounds
889 Court Street, Crown Point, IN
(enter through the main gate on Court street and head straight to the west end of the fairgrounds)
Lake County Highway Department
Rt. 2 & 41, Lowell, IN
St. John Township Community Center
1515 W. Lincolnway, Schererville, IN
For further information please contact the
Lake County Solid Waste Management District
***This program is not available for businesses, schools, or organizations. 

2023 Leaf Collection information (fall only)




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