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Posted on: May 3, 2022

SWALCO Announces New Service for Special Materials

Special Materials Collection 2022

Beginning in late May, SWALCO will begin to host a monthly drop-off service for Latex Paint, Small Single-Use Propane Tanks & Fire Extinguishers for residents.  The associated fees will cover the cost of proper handling, storing and recycling...

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Posted on: August 5, 2022

2022 Garden Learning Series - No. 6 Putting Your Garden to Sleep

2022 Gardening Series FIN 6 Bonus Fall Garden to Sleep

Thanks to all who attended our Garden Learning Series workshops from February through June.

In partnership with University of Illinois Extension Lake County and Master Gardeners, we had over 1,600 registrations in total for these programs which were sponso...

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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

Questions abo...

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Posted on: May 17, 2022

SOLD OUT - Rainbarrels and Compost Bins for 2022!

We hope to be back live at Independence Grove next Spring (2023) for our big event with Lake County Forest Preserves, with a fresh stock of new bins and barrels for you – fingers crossed!

Thank you.

Please send requests/questions to Merleanne Rampale: mrama...

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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: October 4, 2017

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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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