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DuPage County Hazardous (chemical) Waste Disposal Event
Saturday, November 14 | 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
DuPage County Fairgrounds
2015 Manchester Road, Wheaton IL (entrance at County Campus)

For questions about this event contact the DuPage County Environmental Division
(630) 407-6700
www.dupageco.org/recyclingevents

Accepted Items
  • Used oil and antifreeze
  • Old gasoline
  • Auto fluids
  • Household chemicals and cleaners
  • Solvents/pool chemicals
  • Cooking oil
  • Poisons/pesticides
  • Paint thinners
  • Aerosol paints
  • Oil based paints and stains
  • Unwanted medication (Non-DEA controlled)
  • Lawn and garden chemicals
  • Liquid and solid fertilizers
  • Rechargeable and lithium batteries
  • Automotive and boat batteries
  • Fluorescent light bulbs (limit 15/car)
  • Compact fluorescent lights (CFLs)
  • Mercury and mercury containing items
  • Small propane tanks only
  • Small refrigerant tanks only

Items Not Accepted
  • Ammunition 
  • Fireworks and explosives
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Latex based paint
  • Sharps/syringes
  • Medical waste
  • DEA controlled medication
  • DEA controlled substances
  • Radioactive material
  • Gas cylinders (except small handheld propane)
  • Refrigerants (except small handheld size)
  • Household garbage
  • Business or institutional wasate
  • Empty containers
  • Traditional recyclables 


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