About Us

1 East Main Street, Suite 755

Fort Wayne, IN 46802

(260) 449-7878

Assist the community of Allen County, Indiana, in reducing its environmental footprint, and facilitate best practices for reducing, 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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Allen County residents, organizations, and businesses are encouraged to get involved with ACDEM in the following ways:

  • Submit a business/organization listing for ACDEM's Waste Watcher Guide.
  • Nominate a resident, organization, or business for the annual Sustainability Awards.
  • Want to volunteer? Leave us your contact information so we can reach you for upcoming events. Click here.