OTTAWA – A household hazardous waste event will be held Saturday, May 21 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the LaSalle County Government Center, 707 E. Etna Road, Ottawa. Participants should enter at the east entrance. The event is open to all Illinois residents.
Accepted items are: oil-based paints, household batteries, used motor oil, paint thinners, herbicides, lawn chemicals, insecticides, solvents, pesticides, anti-freeze, old gasoline, hobby chemicals, pool chemicals, aerosol paints and pesticides, cleaning products, fluorescent lamp bulbs, mercury, drain cleaners, acids, corrosives, unwanted medications (excludes controlled substances).
Items not accepted are: latex paint, agricultural wastes, propane tanks, business/commercial sector wastes, smoke detectors, explosives/ammunition, farm machinery oil, fireworks, fire extinguishers, controlled substances, biohazard waste/medical waste/sharps, lead acid batteries, institutional wastes, electronics, tires.
Pre-registration is required through online only. The direct registration link is https://events.juvare.com/ILIDPH/405bd6a4-43fc-4914-a10c-1820077f35a1/
Registration link also available at www.lasallecounty.org.
Registration is not open to businesses.
Event questions can be directed to LaSalle County Land Use Department at 815-434-8666 or [email protected]