Chemical Disposal

The City of Chicago maintains a permanent facility in Goose Island for Illinois residents to dispose of household chemical waste and computer materials.

The facility is located at 1150 N. North Branch Street, Chicago, IL 60642.

During the hours of operation, an attendant will be outside the facility to accept your materials. Please only drop off materials during the hours of operation; materials cannot be dropped off outside the facility and left unattended.

Hours of operation are:

  • Tuesday: 7:00 am – 12:00 pm
  • Thursday: 2:00 pm – 7:00 pm
  • 1st Saturday of every month: 8:00 am – 3:00 pm

Please visit The City of Chicago’s official website for more information on this program.

Please click here for a complete list of acceptable and unacceptable materials, and for additional permanent drop-off locations in the area.

This page was last updated 3/15/23.