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Household Chemical Waste disposal Latex Paint disposal Electronics recycling Shoes recycling Clothing and Textiles recycling Composting and Rain Barrels information

​News and Events

  • We'll be out in the DEERFIELD Area on Saturday, July 18th for our fourth Mobile Household Chemical Waste Collection Event this year. Please review the HCW Deerfield Flyer for the details! Please pass the word along to your family & friends! 

  • *SIDEWALK SALE* We still have Rain barrels and a few Compost Bins available. Please call to reserve yours! Please review the FLYER for additional details.

  • We're working our way to your neighborhood! We've recently added yet another bin to our Clothing & Textile Collection Program at the Lake Bluff Public Works Facility & Recycling Center! We now have 20 locations available to service Lake County residents.
  • SWALCO has the following Household Chemical Waste collection event scheduled for July:



The Solid Waste Agency of Lake County, IL (SWALCO) was formed in 1991 to implement the Lake County Solid Waste Management Plan, and is comprised of 43 municipal members and Lake County.  The Agency and its five staff members are dedicated to implementing programs that increase reuse, recycling and composting and reduce Lake County's reliance on final disposal in landfills.  SWALCO's mission includes:

Read more about SWALCO or read our FAQ.