New Textile Recycling Donation Drop Box Available at Fire Station No. 2

The Solid Waste Agency of Lake County (SWALCO) is introducing a new clothing and textiles recycling program, set to launch the first week of April. This new program continues “60% recycling rate” goal, which encourages Lake County residents to recycle at least 60% of their waste and unwanted products. The nearest drop off location is a donation box located in the parking lot of Fire Station #2 (6581 Dada Drive).

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Tips for Handling Extreme Cold Conditions

With temperatures forecasted to stay at or near freezing most of this week and more cold weather coming, it is a good idea to brush up on some helpful cold weather tips to protect your home and property from potential damage.

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Lake County Warming Centers

With extremely low temperatures forecasted for the coming week, please consider going to a warming center if you do not have access to heating or adequate heating. The Gurnee Police Department (100 N. O'Plaine Road) will be open as a warming center for those needing brief relief from the weather - 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The following list of sites have previously served as warming centers within Lake County. *Please note: the Village cannot verify that all of the following information is up to date.  Please call ahead to verify..

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