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Posted on: September 25, 2020

Our next Executive Committee Meeting

Please take a moment to visit the Members Page and download the Meeting Packet. Your attendance is greatly appreciated. Thank you.

*We welcome the public to attend - Please send an email to abartemio@swalco.org with the SUBJECT LINE "LOOKING FORWARD T...

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Posted on: September 14, 2020

SOLD OUT - Rain Barrels and Compost Bins for 2020

We will not have any available until, hopefully, Spring 2021, when we will again be able to offer them to residents at reduced prices. Please sign up for our mailing list if you are not already on it, or check back next year for information on our bin and...

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Posted on: October 4, 2017

Don't Forget to Sign Up for our Newsletter

We post information regarding our programs and events on a regular basis. Please take a moment sign up to keep tabs on what's coming up next!

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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 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 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: 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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