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posted: 5/14/2012 6:29 PM

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The Solid Waste Agency of Lake County hosts its second household chemical waste collection event of the season from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Saturday, May 19 at the Metra train station, Route 45 and Ranney Avenue, Vernon Hills. Appointments are not required and residents from throughout Lake County can drop off materials at no charge. Accepted items include: CFL bulbs, unwanted prescription medicines and supplements (people and pet), household cleaners, gasoline, garden chemicals, pesticides, pool chemicals, driveway sealers, oil-based paints and varnishes (no latex), as well as other chemicals. Electronics and business waste will not be accepted. Visit the household chemical waste page at

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