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SWALCO hosting household chemical waste event 3-26-12

The Solid Waste Agency of Lake County

(SWALCO) is hosting a Household

Chemical Waste Event on Monday,

March 26, 2012

1311 N. Estes Street

Gurnee, IL 60031

APPOINTMENTS ARE REQUIRED for this Household Chemical Waste Event. This collection is for residential waste only. No business waste will be accepted. All SWALCO HCW Collection Events are FREE for Illinois residents ONLY. The next collections will be on Saturday, April 14, 2012 and Monday, April 23, 2012.
Items you can bring to a 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

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Posted by Laura Kammin at 10:24AM on 3/26/2012
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