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Posted on: December 12, 2017

Another Clothing and Textile Bin Added - Village of Wadsworth

BIN - NEW 2017

We recently added a Textile/Clothing Bin at the Waukegan Park District's Park Maintenance Facility back in October (2211 Ernie Krueger Circle.) AND NOW we added ANOTHER one in Wadsworth!

This location will be available beginning December 18th and is locate...

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Posted on: November 15, 2017

SWALCO is pleased to partner with Hawthorn Mall this holiday season!

This is while supplies last, so drop off your shoes at Hawthorn Mall as soon as you are able this December! The collection box is located at the Mall Management Offices, lower level, near JC Penney and you can drop off anytime Monday through Friday betwee...

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Posted on: November 6, 2017

Kidde Fire Extinguisher Recall - Important Information

KIDDE FIRE EXTINGUSHER RECALL INFORMATION

Nearly 38 million fire extinguishers manufactured by Kidde and sold between 1973 and 2017 are part of a nationwide recall. You should check your home, vehicles and water craft today to see whether your fire extingu...

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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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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: September 26, 2017

Microwaves, microwaves and more microwaves - Recycling & Disposal Options

In Illinois, this common kitchen appliance does not require any special disposal measures and are not included in the short list of items that are banned from disposal in Illinois landfills.  Microwave ovens are not accepted at any of SWALCO&...

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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

Appointments ARE necessary for HCW drop-offs. There are (4) sites available in Lake County for residential electronics recycling. Please visit our Electronics page for more information.

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