On October 28th the City of Chicago opened its permanent facility to collect HHW items, computers, and cell phones on a year-round basis. Located at 1150 N. North Branch, the facility is accessible from the Kennedy Expressway at the Division Street (east) exit.
The facility accepts oil-based paints and aerosol paint cans, solvents and paint thinners, used motor oil, gasoline and antifreeze, herbicides, insecticides and pesticides, drain cleaners and cleaning products, pool chemicals, hobby chemicals, and materials containing mercury, household batteries and fluorescent bulbs.
Hours of operation are: Tuesdays (7:00 a.m.-noon), Thursdays (2:00-7:00 p.m.), and the first Saturday (8:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.) of each month.
For more information visit, http://www.cityofchicago.org/Environment