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Saturday, September 11, 2021

New Lenox Recyclepalooza: Hazardous Waste, Electronics, Wood, & More Collection Event 2021

08:00 AM - 03:00 PM

New Lenox, IL, 60448


Collection of nearly all types of electronics and household chemicals, hazardous materials and liquids. There is a limit of 2 TVs and 15 gallons of paint per vehicle. ID required. We offer service to all Will County residents and all residents of any communities partially within Will County.

Will County utilizes an appointment system to improve participants experience at our popular collection events. The system has been successful as intended, providing participants with predictable lines and smoother service. We appreciate everyone's effort to bring materials to this event and to make an appointment and adhere to their appointment time.

As of Friday morning, prior to the event, the appointment system closes so staff and vendors may prepare for the event. Please be aware that we do have time open for those without appointments to still participate. If you were unable to make an appointment, you are welcome to attend after 1:30pm. The event closes at 3pm and no participants will be allowed on the site after 3pm. The event will be at Spencer Trail School, 1701 S. Spencer Road, New Lenox.

Bring unwanted electronics, household chemicals (such as oil-based paint, stains and variishes, along with oil, antifreeze, old gasoline,  brake fluid, pesticides, fertilizers, cleaning products) and clothing, wood, carpet, padding, foam plastic (Styrofoam), along with scrap metal (hangers, old keys, tools, car parts, siding); items for donation include reusable clothing, books, toys, small home goods, cookware. We also work with the scouts and VFW to properly dispose of worn American Flags and the Lions Club to reuse or repurpose eyeglasses. walkers and wheelchairs.

Items NOT Accepted include: Fireworks/ Explosives, Agricultural wastes, Fire extinguishers, Ammunition (check with your local police department), Radioactive material, Institutional wastes, Controlled substances, Alkaline batteries, Business wastes, Regular garbage, Tires, Smoke/CO detectors, Medical waste/Sharps, Gas cylinders, Appliances, Dehumidifiers.  

Volunteers interested in working at the Reuse station or where ever needed, may contact Sharefest at

Pack your vehicle to be unloaded in the following order:

Electronics, Household Hazardous Waste, Foam Plastic, Scrap Metal, Wood, Donations




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