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We are in the process of adding even MORE clothing and textiles bins in Lake County! Beach Park, Tower Lakes and First Baptist Church are next in line bring our total collection bins count well over 30!
Lake County adopted its first Solid Waste Management Plan (the “Plan”) in 1989 and has since adopted the required five-year updates in 1994, 1999, 2004, 2009, 2014 and now 2019 as represented by this document.
The Solid Waste Planning and Recycling Act all...
Why? Safety of course! Lithium ion batteries may spark fires if improperly handled. Recycling facilities and truck fires have been reported due to batteries becoming damaged by the sorting or heavy equipment crushing the batteries.
The good news is our Hou...
With the help of LCTV, we’ve created a brief tutorial for your use!
You can also visit http://www.swalco.org/242/Your-Neighborhood-Programs
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.
There are (4) sites available in Lake County for residential electronics recycling. Please visit our Electronics page for more information.
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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...
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...