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.

CLICK HERE for a 2020 Household Hazardous Waste Collections printable schedule

 

***Beginning in 2020, we will no longer be accepting any latex paint.  

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

ILLINOIS RESIDENTS can click here for a information on collections in your area. 

2020 Household Hazardous Waste Collection Schedule

(click here for a printable schedule)

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

 

April 4:  Crown Point-CANCELLED

Lake County Fairgrounds

889 Court Street

Crown Point

 

April 25:  Gary-CANCELLED

Hudson Campbell Center

455 Massachusetts

Gary

 

May 30: Hobart-CANCELLED

Hobart Public Works 

340 South Shelby

Hobart

 

June 6:  Whiting-CANCELLED

 Whiting Public Works

 1915 Front Street

 Whiting

 

July 25:  Munster

 Munster Public Works

508 Fisher Street

Munster

 

August 22:  Highland

 Highland Public Works

 8001 Kennedy Avenue

 Highland

 

September 12:  Lowell

Lake County Highway Department

18211 Wicker Ave

Lowell

 

October 3:  Griffith

Griffith Public Works

134 South Colfax

Griffith

 

October 24:  Hammond

Hammond Public Works

601 Conkey Street

Hammond

(***Shredding will be available at the Hammond collection ONLY with a limit of 4 paper grocery bags per car)

(SHRED EVENT IS FROM 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM ONLY)

CLICK HERE for a printable Shred Event flyer

 

What Can I Dispose Of?

Aerosols
Ammunition
Antifreeze
Automotive Fluids
Batteries (household only, no car batteries)
Compact Fluorescent Lights
Corrosives
Diesel Fuel
Flammable Liquids
Fluorescent Tubes
Fungicides
Gasoline
Herbicides
Insecticides
Kerosene
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
Latex Paint
Medical Waste (other than medications and sharps) (NO CONTROLLED MEDICATIONS)
Radioactive materials (smoke detectors)
 
 

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