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Household Chemical Waste Drop-off at LR Fire Dept Station 51

September/October 2010


Chemical waste collection center

The Solid Waste Agency of Lake County, IL (SWALCO) is pleased to announce the opening of its
first satellite center for the collection of HOUSEHOLD CHEMICAL WASTE.

Residents of the Lincolnshire-Riverwoods Fire Protection District can now drop-off their household chemical waste at:

Fire Department, Station 51
115 Schelter Road
Lincolnshire, IL

The Household Chemical Waste Satellite Collection Program is sponsored by the Lincolnshire Riverwoods Fire Protection District, the Village of Lincolnshire, and SWALCO for residents of the
District. Chemical waste materials can be dropped off, by appointment only, at the Fire Station.

Please contact the Lincolnshire-Riverwoods Fire Department at 847-634-2512 to schedule your
appointment or find out dates for upcoming collections.

ITEMS ACCEPTED:

  • Aerosol Products
  • Antifreeze
  • Drain Cleaners
  • Driveway Sealer
  • Fluorescent Light Bulbs/CFL’s
  • Fungicides and Herbicides
  • Garden and Lawn Chemicals
  • Gasoline and Kerosene
  • Hobby Chemicals
  • Household Cleaners
  • Household Batteries (lithium and rechargeable only)
  • Insecticides and Pesticides
  • Mercury (including thermometers and thermostats)
  • Metal Polishes
  • Motor Oil
  • Oil-Based Paints
  • Paint Removers, Varnishes and Thinners
  • Personal Care Products (Cosmetics, Skin Care Products, etc.)
  • Pool Chemicals
  • Prescription and Over-the-Counter Medications— People & Pet (NO DEA Controlled
  • substances)
  • Solvents
  • Supplements and Vitamins

ITEMS NOT ACCEPTED:

  • Agricultural Chemicals
  • Alkaline Batteries
  • Business or Institutional Wastes
  • Explosives or Ammunition
  • Fire Extinguishers
  • Fireworks
  • Household Electronics
  • Latex Paint
  • Lead-Acid Batteries
  • Propane Tanks
  • Sharps or Needles
  • Smoke Detectors
  • Tires
  • Unknown items – waste must be in original containers or labeled accordingly
  • Containers larger than two gallons

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