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Posted on: April 22, 2019

Let's Celebrate Earth Day!

Recycling Can Be Easy, If You Do It Right - THE VIDEO

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.

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: 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


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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