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Posted on: August 14, 2020

Indoor Reuse-a-Shoe Collection Sites

PLEASE NOTE - 2020: At this current time, due to COVID. safety precautions/procedures, and because most of our Reuse-A-Shoe drop-offs are indoors, please do contact the drop-off site first to ensure that their building is currently open to the public. You...

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Posted on: July 27, 2020

HCW Appointment Availability - We are OPEN..however...

We are following the COVID guidelines and our staff hours are definitely limited – we do apologize for any delay in response. If you have visited the SWALCO website you may have experienced the "lack of appointment scenario" for our Gu...

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Posted on: March 17, 2020

Limited Hours and Staff - Thank you for your patience.

Our staff is limiting their in-office hours to help decrease the spread of acute respiratory illness and lower the impact of COVID-19. We will continue to communicate through our website and social media outlets.

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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: 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: 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) ...

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