The Illinois Environmental Protection Agency (IEPA) will hold several one-day household hazardous waste collections throughout Illinois in June. Two of the locations are near West Suburban Cook County.
June 10, 2017 from 8:00 am - 3:00 pm: City of Oak Forest, Department of Public Works, 158th & Lorel Ave., Oak Forest, IL
June 24, 2017 from 8:00 am - 3:00 pm: Village of Schaumburg, location TBD, Schaumburg, IL
In addition, the following long-term facilities are available for disposal of household hazardous waste.
City of Naperville, 156 Fort Hill Drive (immediately north of Naperville Public Works at 180 Fort Hill Drive)
(630) 420 - 6095
Saturdays: 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Sundays: 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
City of Chicago Household Hazardous Waste Collection Facility
1150 N. North Branch (on Goose Island)
Tuesdays: 7:00 am - 12:00 pm
Thursdays: 2:00 pm - 7:00 pm
First Saturday of each month: 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Household hazardous waste includes items such as:
- Certain Construction Debris
- Electronic Equipment
- Fluorescent Bulbs
- Medical Waste
- Mercury Thermometers
- Special Wastes
For more information on where to recycle or donate unwanted materials, please visit the Earth 911 website.