1. One Day ONLY Special Electronics Recycling Event for Lake County BUSINESSES, SCHOOLS & GOVERNMENT

    Attention all Lake County business, schools and units of government! The Solid Waste Agency of Lake County (SWALCO) will be hosting a one day only special electronics recycling collection event for broken and unwanted electronics. Read on...
  2. The next HCW Mobile Collection event is coming to Lake Zurich...

    The third HCW Mobile event for 2017 is planned for Saturday, June 17 running from 8:00 am to 2:30 pm. NO APPOINTMENTS NEEDED. Additional Info...
  3. HCW Public Drop Events for June - Get your appointment today!

    Our facility host (2) monthly drop-off days for household chemical waste. Appointments are required. Saturday, June 10th and Monday, June 26th are the next available dates. Read on...
  4. Growth in Lake County Food Scrap Collection Programs - Event Video

    During International Compost Awareness Week, we were pleased to participate in the announcement of... Read on...
  5. Our Gurnee Facility DOES NOT collect ELECTRONICS

    This location is home to our very popular HCW Program and administration office only. Read on...
  6. Signs, Signs and More Signs...thank goodness these are recyclable!

    Waste Management Recycling Sorting Facility in Grayslake will accept campaign signs throughout the year. Please see the handout for addition information.
  7. Curbside Recycling in Lake County - The Guidelines

    Recycling guidelines in Lake County are already here! Please take a few moments to familiarize your household with the Accepted and Non Accepted items. Additional Info...
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