KANKAKEE – Area residents are encouraged to properly dispose of their hazardous waste at an event next weekend at Kankakee Community College.
The event is sponsored by the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency and State Senator Patrick Joyce (D-Essex) is free to all area residents.
Residents can drop off unused or leftover household chemicals including oil-based paints, thinners, antifreeze, motor oil, gasoline, kerosene, week killers, insecticides, pesticides, and even outdated medication. Fluorescent lights will also be accepted.
The event takes place Saturday, Sept 26th from 8 am to 3 pm. Those attending are asked to place boxes in the back of your vehicle and remain in vehicles at all times.