1. More Clothing Recycling Bins are coming...

    We are in the process of adding even MORE clothing and textiles bins in Lake County! Beach Park, Tower Lakes and First Baptist Church are next in line bring our total collection bins count well over 30! For program information
  2. HCW Public Drop Events for February - Get your appointment today!

    Our facility host (2) monthly drop-off days for household chemical waste. Appointments are required. Saturday, February 8 and Monday, February 24 are the next available dates. Read on...
  3. The 2019 Solid Waste Management Plan - Adopted

    With the passage of the Solid Waste Planning and Recycling Act in 1988, counties were required to develop waste management plans to manage the municipal waste generated within their borders. Read on...
  4. HB2296 begins January 1, 2020 - Rechargeable Batteries

    Beginning January 1, 2020 law, HB2296, comes into action. This law will prohibit residents and businesses from placing rechargeable or lead acid batteries into recycling carts. Read on...
  5. Exploring Your Neighborhood Program - A tutorial...

    Recently SWALCO published website pages for each participating member, 43 in all. On these pages you will find specific information about your neighborhood including your waste hauler, SWALCO local programs and your recycling guidelines to name few. Read on...
  6. Preparing your Household Chemical Waste for Drop Off - TidBit

    Now that you have wrangled your HCW into submission, found some old boxes or totes and made your necessary appointment to visit our Gurnee HCW Facility, we do have a few guidelines you can use to get it safely to us! Read on...
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