Come to the Green Side

October 7, 2014, 7:00 am
Filed under: Hazardous Wastes, Recycling

If you have been saving your pesticides, oil-based paint, garden chemicals or househould cleaners for the next Hazardous Waste Recyling Event, now is the time to collect your items.

The Solid Waste Agency of Lake County (SWALCO) is holding an event on Saturday, November 1 at the Mundelein Metra Train Station from 8:00 to 2:30.  The train station can be found at 205 N. Archer Avenue in Mundelein.

Items you can bring to the collection include: CFL bulbs, unwanted prescription and over-the counter medicines and supplements (people and pet), household cleaners, gasoline, garden chemicals, pesticides, oil-based paints (no latex) and varnishes, as well as other household chemicals. For a more detailed list visit SWALCO’s HCW website

Residents of Illinois are encouraged to contribute.  Unfortunately, small businesses are excluded at this time.