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Hazardous Materials
For Montgomery Residents Only:
Quarterly collection events are held in Montgomery to accept household hazardous waste.  These will be held on the 3rd Saturday of the month in October, January, April and July from 8 am to 1 pm at the Public Works facility at 891 Knell Road off of Route 31.  A photo ID with address will be required to prove residency.  Items accepted include:

Pesticides (Chlordane, DDT, Malathion, Sevin, Rodent Poison)
Flammables (Oil-based paint, paint thinner, spot removers, gasoline, kerosene, gas/oil mixture, heating oil)
Caustics (ammonia-based cleaners, household lye, oven cleaner, drain cleaner, metal cleaner)
Toxics (Photographic chemicals, pool chemicals, rust/paint remover, weed killer, antifreeze, mercury)
CFL bulbs (fluorescent lamps)
Household Batteries (all button types, Lithium, all rechargeable batteries)
Lead-Acid Batteries (Car, marine, motorcycle, truck, wheelchair, etc.)
Propane Tanks (20 lbs. or less only)

DO NOT BRING
Latex paint (it is not toxic--it is water based)
Appliances
Asbestos
Biological Waste
Explosives
Gas Cylinders (greater than 20 lbs.)
Regular alkaline household batteries
PCBs
Pressurized CFC's (greater than 1 lb.)
Radioactive Waste
Tires


For all area residents, including all of Kane & Kendall County:
The closest Household Hazardous Waste Drop Off facility is located at 156 Fort Hill Drive in Naperville (just north of the Department of Public Works building at Fort Hill Drive and Jefferson Avenue) and is open from 9:00 am – 2:00 pm, every Saturday and Sunday (except on holidays).  The HHW is available to all residents of Illinois and is free. Please call (630) 420-6095, Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:00 am and 5:00 pm with any questions.

Accepted Household Items
Automotive fluids (including oil, gasoline and anti-freeze)
Batteries (including automotive and sump pump)
Cleaning products, drain openers
Fertilizers
Fire extinguishers
Flammables
Herbicides
Insecticides
Fluorescent bulbs, CFLs
Mercury
Mineral spirits, strippers and solvents
Paints and stains (oil based and alkyd only)
Prescription medications
Propane tanks (20 lbs or less)
Roofing tar
Thermostats
Unknown hazardous substances

Items not accepted
Ammunition
Compressed gas
Electronics
Empty spray cans
Explosives
Latex paint
Radioactive materials
Sharps(needles or lancets)
Smoke detectors
Tires
Trash and non-hazardous materials
Unopened, useable consumer products