Household Hazardous Waste Collection

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The Mount Prospect Public Works Department will be hosting two  Household Hazardous Waste collection events the first is scheduled for Saturday, August 15 and the second is Saturday, September 26 at Melas Park, 1500 W. Central Road.

The Department will collect hazardous waste from Mount Prospect residents and dispose of it in the most environmentally friendly method possible. The special one-day events are only open to Mount Prospect residents. Collection is by appointment only.  Information on scheduling an appointment will be released in the coming months. 

 The list of eligible items includes: 

Aerosol paints and solvents

Antifreeze

Cleaning products

Drain cleaners

Gasoline

Herbicides

Insecticides

Latex paint

Lawn and garden chemicals

Mercury and mercury containing items

Oil-based paint

Paint thinners

Poisons/pesticides

Pool chemicals

Propane cylinders

Solvents

Used motor oil

 

 

Ineligible items (items that will not be accepted):

Agricultural waste

Ammunition

Business/commercial waste

Explosives

Farm machinery oil

Fire extinguishers

Fireworks

Institutional waste

Lead acid batteries

Medical waste

Smoke detectors

 

For information about the Village’s recycling programs, click here.