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.

2021 Household Hazardous Waste Collection Schedule

 

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

Loads are limited to 100 lbs or less. 

***Participants will be required to show proof of Lake County, IN residency before drop-off.

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

2021 Household Hazardous Waste Collection Schedule

(2021 HHW printable schedule)

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

 

March 27:  Crown Point

Lake County Fairgrounds

889 Court Street

Crown Point

 

April 24:  Gary

Hudson Campbell Center

455 Massachusetts

Gary

 

May 22: Hobart

Hobart Public Works 

340 South Shelby

Hobart

 

June 5:  Whiting

 Whiting Public Works

 1915 Front Street

 Whiting

 

July 24:  Munster

 Munster Public Works

508 Fisher Street

Munster

 

August 21:  Highland

 Highland Public Works

 8001 Kennedy Avenue

 Highland

 

September 11:  Lowell

Lowell Middle School

North Parking Lot

19250 Cline Ave.

 Lowell

 

October 2:  Griffith

Griffith Public Works

134 South Colfax

Griffith

 

October 23:  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 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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