8 a.m.-3 p.m. on Saturday, June 12, 2021
290 Park Avenue (Southeast Metra Commuter Parking Lot)
Glencoe, Il 60022
The Village and the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency are sponsoring a Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event on Saturday, June 12, 2021 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Southeast Metra Commuter Parking Lot (290 Park Avenue, Glencoe, IL). This free collection event is open to all Illinois residents and is for personal residential household hazardous waste only. No business, farm, industrial or municipal waste will be accepted. All appointments are full! Please do not attend if you do not have an appointment scheduled.
ALL APPOINTMENTS ARE FULL AND ARE NO LONGER AVAILABLE. PLEASE DO NOT ATTEND IF YOU DO NOT HAVE AN APPOINTMENT SCHEDULED FOR THIS EVENT!
We appreciate your interest in this event. Please visit SWALCO Household Chemical Waste or the Chicago Household Chemical and Computer Recycling Facility webpages to find more opportunities to safely dispose of household hazardous waste if you were not able to schedule an appointment.
- Stay in your vehicle! This is for your safety.
- Clearly mark items in your trunk as HHW material to avoid having personal items collected by a hazmat crew member.
- Expect that there may be a wait. This is a statewide event and there are over 800 appointments scheduled for the event. Please be patient and please only bring accepted items to help expedite the collection process.
Please review the list of acceptable and unacceptable materials below.
- Aerosol paints
- Cleaning products
- Drain cleaners
- Fluorescent lamp bulbs
- Hobby chemicals
- Household batteries
- Lawn chemicals
- Oil-based paints
- Old gasoline
- Paint thinners
- Pool chemicals
- Unwanted medications (excluding controlled substances)
- Used motor oil
- LATEX PAINT*
- Agricultural wastes
- Biohazard waste
- Business/commercial sector wastes
- Controlled substances
- Farm machinery oil
- Fire extinguishers
- Institutional waste
- Lead acid batteries
- Propane tanks
- Smoke detectors
*Latex paint is not hazardous and can be safely dried or absorbed and discarded with regular trash.