Solid Waste Agency of Lake County (Community Profile)
- Compost Bins and Rain Barrel Sales
- Residential Electronics Recycling Program
- Household Chemical Waste Program
- Food Scrapping
Individual stickers are $2.04 each and can be purchased at the Village Hall, Sullivan Center, Mariano's and Walgreens. Yardwaste subscription sticker is $102.00. Customer must Advanced Disposal customer service department @ 847-623-3870 to sign up and prepay.
Vernon Hills Initiatives
- Prescription & OTC Drug Collection
- Cell Phones for Soldiers
- Waste Oil, Gas & Antifreeze
- Clothing & Textiles Recycling
- Shoe Recycling
Need a Recharge? Car recharging stations are available at the following locations:
- Hawthorn Mall
- Depke Center
- AMC Theater
Earth Day Family Event is April 22 from 4:30-6:30 pm at the Century Park Pavilion, 1401 Indianwood Drive, Vernon Hills. Celebrate Earth Day with the Park District with activities for the entire family. Enjoy games, crafts, entertainment, a nature walk and environmentally friendly giveaways
Arbor Day Proclamation Arbor Day is April 26th, however, the Village will be observing it on May 11th and we will be working with some of the local Boyscouts to plant a few trees at the Arbortheater that morning.
- Household Chemical Waste Event - May 18, 2019 @ the Metra Station
- Recycle-O-Rama - May 18, 2019 @ the Hawthorn Mall
Recycle-O-Rama is Saturday, May 18 from 9 am-12 pm at the Hawthorn Mall in the east parking lot (formerly Sears). The Park District is partnering with the Village of Vernon Hills, Vernon Township, State Representative Didech, SWALCO, Advanced Disposal, and Hawthorn Mall on this event. There is a limit of two boxes of paper shredding per vehicle. Latex paint costs $1/quart, $3.50/gallon, $10.50/5 gallon. Payment can be cash or credit. There will be no chemical waste recycling at this event. Items to be collected: CRT monitors, laptops, CD/DVD players, cell phones, televisions, printers, computer towers, small appliances, glasses, hearing aids, shoes, and textiles/stuffed animals.
Do you have a Green Initiative? Please let us know by emailing LisaF@vhills.org.