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Posted on: March 16, 2017

First HCW Mobile Event of 2017...Fox Lake here we come!

2017 HCW Fox lake flyer

The first HCW Mobile event for 2017 is planned for Saturday, April 29 running from 8:00 am to 2:30 pm. NO APPOINTMENTS NEEDED.

Posted on: April 26, 2017

2nd HCW Mobile Event of 2017...Vernon Hills we're on the way!

HCW_VernonHills_ 05_06_17_Flyer 2017

The second HCW Mobile event for 2017 is planned for Saturday, May 6 running from 8:00 am to 2:30 pm. NO APPOINTMENTS NEEDED.

Posted on: April 26, 2017

2017 Annual Rain Barrel, Compost Bin & Native Plant Sale

Swing on by to stroll through lovely Independence Grove Forest Preserve and perhaps add to your growing collection of native plants and/or pick up just one more barrel for the sake of your garden! This is a perfect event to wrap up International Compost A...

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Posted on: February 28, 2017

Spring Recycle-O-Rama (Vernon Hills) is scheduled for May 20th

Spring ROR Flyer

Our annual spring Recycle-O-Rama will be held Saturday, May 20th. Please check out the attached event flyer for details and applicable restrictions. Hope to see you there!

Posted on: April 12, 2017

Signs, Signs and More Signs...thank goodness these are recyclable!

Campaign Sign Recycling 2017 (002)

Waste Management Recycling Sorting Facility in Grayslake will accept campaign signs throughout the year.

Please see the handout for addition information.

Posted on: April 13, 2017

Old, Outgrown-Expired car seat recycling opportunity available

TerraCycle and Target have partnered to create a free recycling initiative for your old baby and child car seats at participating Target stores.

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Posted on: April 25, 2017

HCW Public Drop Events for May - Get your appointment today!

SWALCO’s HCW collection program diverts HCW from the municipal waste stream by sending it to IEPA approved recycling and reuse facilities thereby reducing the volume and toxicity of our municipal waste stream. Our HCW program is a hybrid program consistin...

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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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Posted on: November 21, 2016

Curbside Recycling in Lake County - The Guidelines

Recycling guidelines in Lake County are already here! Please take a few moments to familiarize your household with the Accepted and Non Accepted items.

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