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Posted on: March 26, 2020

Update on Residential Waste Collection Services

The waste industry is indicating it is operating at nearly full capacity and is still able to provide regular collection for garbage and recyclables.  Most towns start landscape services on April 1st and currently the plan is to provide those ser...

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Posted on: March 17, 2020

Household Chemical Waste Collections are Cancelled

Our scheduled Household Chemical Waste Collection events are canceled. This includes our mobile event in Fox Lake on April 25th and the Public Drop Off events in Gurnee on March 23rd, April 11th and April 27th.We will continue to update you as we learn mo...

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Posted on: March 27, 2020

Update on Clothing & Shoe Collections

F YOU HAVE SPACE TO DO SO, PLEASE STORE YOUR DONATIONS AND DONATE AT A SAFER TIME.  WE GREATLY APPRECIATE YOUR SUPPORT OF THIS IMPORTANT PROGRAM.

IF A BIN IS FULL AND NEEDS SERVICE, PLEASE CALL THE HOTLINE NUMBER AT (708) 320-8197.  

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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. We will have limited access to our emails an...

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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) but the fact is our HCW progra...

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