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Posted on: April 16, 2019

New Spanish Recycling Guidelines are available

Recycling Guidelines Spanish

Nueva Reglas de Reciclaje están disponible. Por favor revisar el nuevo volante para los detalles!

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Posted on: March 11, 2019

FIRST HCW Mobile Event of 2019..Antioch here we come!

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The first HCW Mobile event for 2019 is planned for Saturday, April 27 running from 8:00 am to 2:30 pm. NO APPOINTMENTS NEEDED.

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Posted on: April 4, 2019

2019 Annual Rain Barrel, Compost Bin & Native Plant Sale

Swing on by to stroll through lovely Independence Grove Forest Preserve and perhaps add to your growing collection of native plants and/or pick up just one more barrel for the sake of your garden! Hope to see you there!

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Posted on: April 9, 2019

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

Electronics E-Works LCDOT April 23 2019

This one day special event will be held on Tuesday, April 23, 2019 from 8:00 am to 12:00 pm at the Lake County DOT facility located at 600 W. Winchester Road in Libertyville. Recycling fees will be assessed for televisions and cathode ray tube monitors ($...

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Posted on: March 25, 2019

HCW Public Drop Events for April - Get your appointment today!

SWALCO’s HCW collection program diverts HCW from the municipal waste stream by sending it to IEPA approved recycling and reuse facilities thereby reducing the volume and toxicity of our municipal waste stream. Our HCW program is a hybrid program consistin...

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Posted on: November 6, 2017

Preparing your Household Chemical Waste for Drop Off - TidBit

Please visit our "How to Prepare your HCW for Delivery" page - This will provide you with the information you need!

Thank you for your consideration.

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Posted on: August 17, 2017

NO LATEX PAINT, Please!

The IEPA states "At every collection, in every part of the state, paint is the most common material delivered by Illinois citizens. Today's latex (water-based) paint has a very low level of toxicity. Disposing of it at a household hazardous waste col...

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Posted on: October 4, 2017

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Posted on: August 22, 2016

Our Gurnee Facility DOES NOT collect ELECTRONICS

There are (4) sites available in Lake County for residential electronics recycling. Please visit our Electronics page for more information.

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Posted on: August 14, 2017

Our Administrative Staff hours vs. HCW Drop-Off Events

All household chemical waste drop-off events at our Gurnee facility are by APPOINTMENT ONLY

We truly understand how frustrating it can be to “do the right thing” – it take extra time and effort (and even gas money) but the fact is our HCW progra...

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