Household Hazardous Waste Collection, May 31st

Park Forest Residents Invited To Take Part In Waste Collection

Park Forest, IL—(ENEWSPF)— The Illinois Environmental Protection Agency and the City of Chicago Heights will sponsor a Household Hazardous Waste Collection event this Saturday, May 31st in Chicago Heights. Cook County residents are invited to participate.  The one day collection will be open from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. in the parking lot located at 1020 Dixie Highway.

Acceptable waste for collection include oil based paints, paint thinners, herbicides, insecticides, pesticides, old gasoline, pool chemicals, cleaning products, mercury, double bagged and wetted asbestos, household batteries, used motor oil, drain cleaners, lawn chemicals, solvents, antifreeze, hobby chemicals, aerosol paints, fluorescent lamp bulbs, old and outdated medicines and pharmaceuticals.

There is no charge for collection or disposal.

For more information, please call 708-756-5315.

Source: VOPF