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Posted on: August 12, 2019

Recycle-O-Rama in Mundelein

Recycle-O-Rama Fremont Township and SWALCO August 2019 FINAL

On August 24th, Fremont Township and SWALCO are hosting another great recycling opportunity! Please see event flyer for details!

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Posted on: July 30, 2019

Fourth HCW Mobile Event of 2019...Lake Forest here we come!

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The fourth HCW Mobile event for 2018 is planned for Saturday, September 7 running from 8:00 am to 2:30 pm. NO APPOINTMENTS NEEDED.

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Posted on: July 17, 2019

Dehumidifer Disposal Demystified!

Finally purchased a newer model only to be stumped about how to properly recycle the old one? We've got your solution.

Please visit: http://www.swalco.org/285/Dehumidifiers to provide options for disposal.

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Posted on: April 16, 2019

New Spanish Recycling Guidelines are available

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Nueva Reglas de Reciclaje están disponible. Por favor revisar el nuevo volante para los detalles!

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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: 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

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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