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Posted on: August 16, 2019

Our next Board of Directors Meeting

Please take a moment to visit the Members Page and download the Meeting Packet. Your attendance is greatly appreciated. Thank you.

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Posted on: August 12, 2019

Recycle-O-Rama in Mundelein

Recycle-O-Rama Fremont Township and SWALCO August 2019 FINAL

On August 24th, Fremont Township and SWALCO are hosting another great recycling opportunity! Please see event flyer for details!

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Posted on: July 30, 2019

Fourth HCW Mobile Event of 2019...Lake Forest here we come!

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The fourth HCW Mobile event for 2018 is planned for Saturday, September 7 running from 8:00 am to 2:30 pm. NO APPOINTMENTS NEEDED.

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Posted on: July 17, 2019

Dehumidifer Disposal Demystified!

Finally purchased a newer model only to be stumped about how to properly recycle the old one? We've got your solution.

Please visit: to provide options for disposal.

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Posted on: April 16, 2019

New Spanish Recycling Guidelines are available

Recycling Guidelines Spanish

Nueva Reglas de Reciclaje están disponible. Por favor revisar el nuevo volante para los detalles!

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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: 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: 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


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) but the fact is our HCW progra...

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