Registration Open for Free Household Hazardous Waste Collection
September 23rd, 2019 @ 10:40am
The Illinois Environmental Protection Agency and Champaign County are sponsoring a free collection of household hazardous wastes on Saturday, October 26, 2019, from 8:00am to 3:00pm at Market Place Mall in Champaign. This event is open to all residents of Champaign County; however, residents must register online in order to participate. The online registration is available by clicking here.
Items that will be accepted include: oil-based paints, paint thinners, herbicides, insecticides, pesticides, old gasoline, pool chemicals, cleaning products, household batteries, used motor oil, lawn chemicals, antifreeze, aerosol paints, fluorescent lamp bulbs, and outdated medicines and pharmaceuticals. The full list of acceptable and non-acceptable items may be found on the registration page.
Questions about the event may be directed to the Champaign County recycling coordinator at (217) 819-4127.