Household Chemical Waste Facilities & Electronic Recycling

The Solid Waste Agency of Northern Cook County has released its 2015 guide for household chemical waste facilities as well as electronics recycling programs. There are four permanent household chemical waste facilities:

Rockford Rock River
Reclamation District
3333 Kishwaukee
(815) 387-7400
Sat: 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
Sun: 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
NO latex paint.
knib.org

Solid Waste Agency
of Lake County
1311 N. Estes Street, Gurnee
(847) 336-9340
By Appointment Only
swalco.org

Cook County, Goose Island
1150 N Branch Street
(312)744-7606
T: 7:00 am to 12:00 pm
Th: 2:00 pm to 7:00 pm
1st Sat: 8:00 am to 3:00 pm
NO latex paint. Accepts computer
materials and propane tanks.
cityofchicago.org

Naperville Fire Station #4
156 Fort Hill Drive
(630) 420-4190
Saturday and Sunday
9:00 am – 2:00 pm
NO latex paint.
naperville.il.us

There are also four permanent electronic recycling locations:

Glenview Transfer Station
1151 N River Road
Saturday 9 am – 11:30 am

Hoffman Estates Village Hall
1900 Hassell Road
Monday 10 am – 12 pm
April through November Only

Winnetka Public Works
1390 Willow Road
Thursday 1 pm – 3 pm

Mount Prospect Public Works
1700 W Central Road
Wednesday 10 am – 12 pm
April through October Only

More information can be found at SWANCC.org. For details on best practices for disposing of household hazardous waste please defer to guidelines provided by the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency (IEPA) as they regulate household hazardous throughout the state.

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