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Posted on: May 29, 2020

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

The routine weekday event, typically held on the fourth Monday of each month, is cancelled until further notice. This is a safety precaution that will help in minimizing potential exposure risks to SWALCO office staff due to the increase presence of outsi...

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Posted on: March 17, 2020

Limited Hours and Staff

Our staff is limiting their working hours to help decrease the spread of acute respiratory illness and lower the impact of COVID-19. We will continue to communicate through our website and social media outlets.

Thank you for consideration and stay healthy....

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Posted on: April 7, 2020

Update on Clothing & Shoe Collections

This is for the safety of all workers, and all who continue to donate and support these efforts. Your support of this program not only aids the environment, but our local community. Please hold on to your donations until the program resumes. Thank you aga...

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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: October 4, 2017

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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) ...

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