1. Illinois EPA Announces Difficulties with Household Chemical Waste (HCW) Collections

    Due to the IEPA's directive, SWALCO must limit HCW events and materials accepted. SWALCO is asking residents with household chemicals to keep materials safely stored in their original manufacturer containers, until HCW collections fully resume. Additional Info...
  2. CompostAble Chicago Study - Uncovering the success stories

    The Foodservice Packaging Institute (FPI) and partners have released the CompostAble Chicago study report, which examines several existing programs, the materials they recover, and the operating conditions that contribute to successful programs. Read on...
  3. Fall Compost Give Away Event No. 2 - Vernon Hills

    Come and have some family fun with trucks and treats, and while you are at it, take home some beautiful compost to apply on your home gardens or yard. Your soil will love you for it…. Read on...
  4. Greening Your Halloween in 2022

    An important part of SWALCO’s mission is to help educate the community about the Rs and to share information and ideas that will help support them. Read on...
  5. Community Recycling Event - Waukegan Park District

    Join us for another event to help recycle and reuse unwanted items from your home..... and, do it safely and responsibly. Read on...
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