Assisting the Community
Allen County Department of Environmental Management assists the community of Allen County, Indiana, in reducing its environmental footprint, and facilitates best practices for reusing, recycling, and composting. By preserving natural resources, we prolong the useful life of our local landfill and promote the growth of a healthy economy.
Assist the community of Allen County, Indiana, in reducing its environmental footprint, and facilitate best practices for reusing, recycling, and composting.
We achieve zero waste of resources in Allen County through collaboration and program implementation.
ACDEM identifies and designs programs and public services to educate and promote waste reduction, reusing, recycling right, and composting in our community. By encouraging a circular economic structure that designs out waste, we strengthen business opportunities while providing environmental and social benefits.
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Check out our programs and services throughout Allen CountyView
Allen County residents, organizations, and businesses are encouraged to get involved with ACDEM in the following ways:
- Volunteer for the Green Team at community events
- Volunteer on the Food Rescue US team to prevent food waste in Allen County
- Submit business/organization listing in ACDEM's Waste Watcher GuideGet Started
Learn about ACDEM's accomplishments and progress in supporting a circular economy in Allen County.View
Learn how we support a circular enconomy through the Diversion Credit Ordinance.View