If you have chemical waste that can’t just be tossed in the garbage, you can soon dispose of it in Lake Forest.
The city will hold a household chemical waste collection from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Sept. 28 at the municipal services center, 800 N. Field Drive.
Accepted materials will include aerosol products, antifreeze, motor oil, fertilizer, herbicide, pesticide, fluorescent light bulbs/CFLs, furniture stripper, varnish, gasoline, kerosene, lithium and rechargeable batteries, household cleaners, oil-based paints and paint removers prescription and over-the-counter medications for humans and pets.
Unaccepted items include latex paint, DEA controlled substances, business waste, farm chemicals, propane tanks, lead-acid and alkaline batteries, explosives, medical waste, fire extinguishers, smoke detectors and electronics.
Visit the SWALCO website or call (847) 336-9340 for more information.