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Posted on: October 7, 2019

One Day ONLY Special Electronics Recycling Event for Lake County BUSINESSES, SCHOOLS & GOVERNMENT

Electronics E-Works Termax Lake Zurich Oct 22, 2019

This one day special event will be held on Tuesday, October 22, 2019 from 8:00 am to 12:00 pm at the Termax Corp. Parking Lot located at 1155 Rose Road in Lake Zurich. Recycling fees will be assessed for televisions and cathode ray tube monitors ($35 for ...

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Posted on: October 3, 2019

FIFTH & FINAL HCW Mobile Event of 2019...Mundelein here we come!

HCW_Mundelein_ 11_02_19_Flyer 2019

The fifth HCW Mobile event for 2019 is planned for Saturday, November 2 running from 8:00 am to 2:30 pm. NO APPOINTMENTS NEEDED.

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Posted on: October 16, 2019

HB2296 begins January 1, 2020 - Rechargeable Batteries

Why? Safety of course! Lithium ion batteries may spark fires if improperly handled. Recycling facilities and truck fires have been reported due to batteries becoming damaged by the sorting or heavy equipment crushing the batteries.

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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


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: 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 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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