Swalco Mobile Household Chemical Waste Event 4/27/13

Published by: Admin Department
Date Posted: 3/13/2013

SWALCO announces the first Mobile Household Chemical Waste Event to be held at the Antioch Public Works Department located at 796 Holbeck Dr/Depot Rd on April 27, 2013 from 8:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Appointments are not required for Mobile Household Chemical Waste (HCW) events. 

Residents may simply come to the mobile location between the stated hours, drive through and drop off their HCW materials. SWALCO continues to offer Year-round HCW Public Drop-off Events to collect unwanted HCW items at our Gurnee facility. The facility is located at 1311 N. Estes in Gurnee, IL. 

Upcoming 2013 HCW Public Drop-off Events (by appointment only) are usually held, twice a month: the second Saturday of every month and the fourth Monday of every month - -  Limited appointments are available, so sign up now on the HCW page at: www.swalco.org.   

All HCW collections are for residential waste only. Items you can bring to a collection include: CFL bulbs, unwanted prescription medicines and supplements (people and pet), household cleaners, gasoline, garden chemicals, pesticides, oil-based paints and varnishes (no latex), as well as other chemicals.  Please visit the website’s HCW page for a general list of items accepted and not accepted at SWALCO's HCW collection events.  All HCW Collection Events, sponsored by SWALCO, are for Illinois residents (no business waste will be accepted) ONLY and are FREE.

All Electronics Collection Events are held separately from our HCW events.  Residents can participate in any of SWALCO's Electronics Collection Events held at locations around the county. Visit the website/Electronics page for a list of dates/locations and items you can bring to an Electronics Collection Event.

Please share this information with others who may be interested.  Sign up online to receive occasional announcements about SWALCO programs and events, as well as other SWALCO and environmentally related information.  Please visit the SWALCO website frequently for an ongoing, updated schedule of Collection Events.  Events are posted as they are scheduled at www.swalco.org.  

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