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posted: 10/29/2013 5:07 PM

Last household waste collection of season:

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The last Solid Waste Agency of Lake County mobile household chemical waste collection of the season is 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 2, at the Metra train station 205 N. Archer Ave., Mundelein. SWALCO will collect aerosol products, paints, cleaners and more. Accepted items include: aerosol products; antifreeze and motor oil; fertilizers/herbicides/pesticides; fluorescent light bulbs/CFLs; furniture stripper and varnishes; gasoline and kerosene; household batteries (lithium and rechargeable only); household cleaners; oil-based paints and paint removers; prescription and over-the counter medicines and supplements (people and pet). Latex paint, business wastes, farm chemicals, propane tanks, lead-acid and alkaline batteries, explosives, medical wastes, fire extinguishers, smoke detectors and household electronics are not accepted. Visit www.swalco.org or call (847) 336-9340. SWALCO will continue to offer year-round drop offs at its Gurnee facility by appointment.

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