Round Lake Beach - Neighborhood Programs

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Round Lake Beach - is this your Village? If so, let's explore the local waste & recycling programs in your neighborhood. If not, click here to return to the Neighborhood Programs main menu.
  1. History

The Village of Round Lake Beach has been on the Board of Directors of our Agency since 1997. The Village and its Staff has been an integral part of propelling our programs into households across Lake County and we thank them for their continuing efforts.

  1. SWALCO Representative(s)

Public Work Director Scott Hilts and Public Works Superintendent Daryl Sellek currently represent the Village on the SWALCO Board of Directors.

  1. Your Waste Hauler Is...
Special Note: If a holiday falls on OR before your regularly scheduled pick up day, services will be delayed one day for the remainder of the holiday week unless otherwise notified directly by your waste hauler.


SWALCO hosts a variety of programs in your community


  1. Clothing & Textile Collection Program
Round Lake Beach: Public Works 
911 Lotus Drive
Round Lake Beach, IL. 60073

*During regular business/operational hours

Click here for more information about this program.
  1. Shoe Reuse Program (Reuse-A-Shoe)
Click here for a list of drop off locations in your area.

Click here for more information about this program.

  1. Residential Electronics Recycling
Municipal Drop Off Available at the Village of Round Lake Beach Recycling Drop Off Facility
1110 Sunset Drive
Round Lake Beach, IL. 60073
M-F 7:30 am to 3 pm
Saturday 8 am to 1 pm
Closed on Holidays
Round Lake Beach Residents Only

SWALCO also hosts (4) FREE Residential Electronics Collection Drop Off locations in Lake County.

Click here for more information about this program and the locations.

Other programs in or around your community


  1. Pharmaceutical Collection Site
Round Lake Beach: Police Department (lobby)
1947 Municipal Way
Round Lake Beach, IL. 60073

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  1. Sharps Disposal Kiosk

Police Department (lobby)
1947 Municipal Way
Round Lake Beach, IL. 60073

*During regular business/operational hours

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  1. Food Scrap Drop Off Collection Site
Nearest drop off locations are:

Grayslake Recycling Center
585 Berry Avenue
Grayslake, IL. M-F 7 am to 3:30 pm & Saturday 8 - 12 pm

Prairieland Disposal & Recycling Center
21988 N. Pepper Road
Barrington, IL. M - F 8 am to 5 pm & Saturdays 8:30 am to 12 pm

Click here for more information about this program.
  1. Household Chemical Waste Disposal Options

Option 1: Year-Round Public Drop Off (Appointments are Required - CLICK HERE TO MAKE ONE)
This year-round program offers collections twice (often 3x) a month (except December). These events are held at SWALCO's Gurnee facility, located at 1311 North Estes Street. Please use Route 41 to Delany Road (North) to Grove (East) to Estes.

Option 2: Mobile Collection Events (First Come, First Served)

MOBILE EVENTS ARE POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE (2021)

Mobile collection events take place April - November at various locations throughout Lake County. Please check our website frequently for event updates. You can also Like Us on Facebook, check us out on Twitter, Linkedin and Tumblr. Plus you can sign up for the occasional newsletter. 

Option 3: Other Illinois Permanent HCW Facilities

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  1. Appliances/Scrap Yard
Please visit our "Where do I Recycle this?" directory, select your category from the drop-down menu and click "search".
This will bring up a list of vendors who can assist with recycling your item(s).
  1. Something More Specific?
Please visit our "ODDS & ENDS" page for information about Paints, Needle/Sharps Disposal, Plastic Bags, Batteries, Light Bulbs, Dehumidifiers, and several other popular items.
  1. Frequently Asked Questions