What can I do with my Household Hazardous Waste products?

The LCSWMD Household Hazardous Waste Collection Program is for residents of Lake County and is NOT for businesses, schools, organizations or those who live outside Lake County, Indiana. Businesses, schools and organizations of Lake County, IN can call (219) 853-2420 for resource information.

 

***Participants will be required to show a valid Lake County, Indiana driver's license or state issued identification before drop-off. 

2018 Household Hazardous Waste Collection Schedule

**All collections are from 9:00 am - 2:00 pm

Saturday, April 7:  Crown Point

Lake County Fairgrounds

889 Court Street

Crown Point

 

Saturday, May 5:  Gary

Hudson Campbell Center

455 Massachusetts

Gary

 

Saturday, June 2: Hobart

Hobart Public Works 

340 South Shelby

Hobart

Gas Can Exchange

the gas can exchanges are sponsored by Northwest Indiana Clean Air, a Northwestern Indiana Regional Planning Commission clean air initiative, Where It All Adds Up To Cleaner Air

www.NWICleanAir.com

 

Saturday, June 9:  Munster

 Munster Public Works

 508 Fisher Street

 Munster

 

Saturday, July 21:  Whiting

 Whiting Public Works

1915 Front Street

Whiting

 

Saturday, August 25:  Highland

 Highland Public Works

 8001 Kennedy Avenue

 Highland

 

Saturday, September 8:  Lowell

Lake County Highway Department

18211 Wicker Ave

Lowell

Gas Can Exchange

the gas can exchanges are sponsored by Northwest Indiana Clean Air, a Northwestern Indiana Regional Planning Commission clean air initiative, Where It All Adds Up To Cleaner Air

www.NWICleanAir.com

 

Saturday, October 13:  Griffith

Griffith Public Works

134 South Colfax

Griffith

 

Saturday, October 27:  Hammond

Hammond Public Works

601 Conkey Street

Hammond

 

What Can I Dispose Of?

Aerosols
Ammunition
Antifreeze
Automotive Fluids
Batteries (household only, no car batteries)
Compact Fluorescent Lights (CFLs in a sealed bag)
Corrosives
Diesel
Flammable Liquids
Fluorescent Tubes
Fungicides
Gasoline
Herbicides
Insecticides
Kerosene
Latex paint (if gallons are usable and more than half full)
Medication (expired and unwanted)
Mercury-Containing Products
Oils and Other Fluids
Oil Based Paint
Pesticides
Poisons
Sharps (medical needles in a rigid container)
Solvents
Thermometers (in a sealed bag)
Thermostats (in a sealed bag)
Thinners
Waste Fuels
 
What is NOT Accepted?
HHW from businesses, schools, or non-profit organizations.
Asbestos
Auto/Back-Up/Boat/Truck Batteries
Containers larger than five gallons
Explosives/Fireworks (Please contact your local Fire Department for disposal)
Large grill propane cylinders
Medical Waste (other than medications and sharps) (NO CONTROLLED MEDICATIONS)
Radioactive materials (smoke detectors)
Unusable latex paint
 

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