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Posted on: November 29, 2023

In Tribute to Chairman Glenn Ryback...

Glenn Ryback Memoriam November 2023 FINAL

As with so many, we will cherish and treasure the memories we made while working with Glenn, he was a strong and solid advocate to our agency and more over, he was dear friend...

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Posted on: January 28, 2024

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

HCW Aerosol Cans

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: February 17, 2024

More Drop Off locations for Clothing & Textile recycling have been added

Our full circle program collects new and gently used materials for reuse and worn, torn and stained items for recycling, now offers two new drop-off spots for clothing and textiles.

Thanks to the Villages of Lake Zurich and Port Barrington.  &...

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Posted on: May 3, 2022 | Last Modified on: March 31, 2014

Special Collection Events UPGRADED to include car seats!

Special Materials Collection 2024 Car Seats v3

We are happy to announce an exciting upgrade to our Special Collection Events (SCE). 

This newer program was developed in order to offer an outlet for these "hard to recycle" items. SWALCO accepts a variety of common household items for ...

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Posted on: February 11, 2024

Fremont Township - Illinois Soil Health Week Event on March 7th

Experience a live pantry garden demo in Mundelein that will drive home the value of a circular food economy on March 7th from 3 to 4 pm.  Join representatives from the Illinois Food Scrap & Composting Coalition and learn how plant matter retu...

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Posted on: October 26, 2021

Questions, Questions and more Questions!

Questions about clothing, textiles, shoes and educational/local outreach - Dial 847-377-4954 

Questions about electronic recycling, municipal data, "odd" items or items that don't show on one of our lists - Dial 847-377-4952

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Posted on: February 15, 2024

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

HCW Aerosol Cans

Our facility host (2) monthly drop-off days for household chemical waste. Appointments are required. Join us on Saturday the 3rd or 24th!

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