1. Lake County’s Tough Jobs: Inside the Jail

    Get an inside look at what it’s like to work in the Lake County Jail as County Board Chairman Aaron Lawlor explores some of its "tough" jobs. Watch Video
  2. Save the Date for Lake County Municipal Auction

    Police cars, trucks, furniture, and other surplus equipment from local municipalities and government agencies will be at the upcoming Lake County Municipal Auction! Stop by at 9 a.m. June 3 at the Lake County Fairgrounds in Grayslake. List of Items to Be Auctioned
  3. Let’s Go Biking, Lake County!

    Did you know Lake County has over 550 total miles of trails and bike ways that connect forest preserves and communities? Plan your next trip by using the Bike Lake County application, where you can find trails, paths, and lanes you can use in the area. Bike Lake County Application
  4. Students Discover Career Opportunities at Waukegan Expo

    Waukegan High School students had an opportunity to meet with manufacturing professionals at the Manufacturing Career Expo! Read on...
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Communities Launch Year-Round Composting Programs


Turning food scraps into compost is just one part of Lake County’s strategy to increase recycling across the county and achieve a 60 percent recycling goal. One way the Solid Waste Agency of Lake County is helping work toward that goal is through food scrap programs like the ones recently launched in Highwood and Lake Bluff, the first municipalities in Illinois to include year-round food-scrap collection programs in hauling contracts. Watch this video to learn more about these new programs.