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posted: 6/10/2013 4:24 PM

Household waste collection:

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A household hazardous waste collection is set for 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Saturday, June 15, at Wauconda High School, 555 N. Main St., Wauconda. Accepted items include: CFL bulbs, unwanted prescription medicines and supplements (people and pet), household cleaners, gasoline, garden chemicals, pesticides, oil-based paints and varnishes (no latex), as well as other chemicals. Visit for a list of accepted and unaccepted items at all collection events hosted by the Solid Waste Agency of Lake County. Business waste will not be accepted. Appointments are not required for the free events. SWALCO also offers year-round drop offs by appointment at its facility, 1311 N. Estes St., Visit the website or call (847) 336-9340.

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