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Posted on: January 17, 2022

2022 Garden Learning Series - No. 1 Seed Starting for your Garden (Virtual)

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Gardening and food bring people together.  They foster a sense of enjoyment, peace, security, health and well-being.  More individuals and families are reaching out and interested in learning how to start a garden while others are intere...

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Posted on: January 7, 2022

11 Great Things You can Do in ‘22!

People sometimes ask, what's something simple, doable and impactful that I can do in my daily life to help the environment. Well, it's the right time of year as 2022 is just beginning. Why not implement a couple of new things into your routine and mindset...

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Posted on: October 4, 2017

Don't Forget to Sign Up for our Newsletter

We post information regarding our programs and events on a regular basis. Please take a moment sign up to keep tabs on what's coming up next!

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Posted on: October 26, 2021

Questions, Questions and more Questions!

Questions about clothing, textiles, shoes and educational/local outreach - Dial 847-377-4954 

Questions about electronic recycling, municipal data, "odd" items or items that don't show on one of our lists - Dial 847-377-4952

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Posted on: December 23, 2021

LCFPD Holiday Tree Recycling

Skip the landfill! Lake County Forest Preserves is providing numerous locations for recycling (technically reusing) your holiday tree!

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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: July 15, 2021

Local Styrofoam Collection Program Available

This program is open to the PUBLIC and we encourage you to visit! The site is open on Tuesdays from 12 pm to 2 pm, Fridays from 9 am to 11 am AND on the first Saturday of the month from 10 am to NOON.

Please bring CLEAN and DRY items - a quick rinse with s...

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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: 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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