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Paint Recycling

Illinois considering new tax on paint

SPRINGFIELD | Illinois taxpayers could soon be feeling a little blue when they go to the home improvement store for a can of paint.

October 14, 2013 6:30 pm
County recycling districts offer different service levels

County recycling districts offer different service levels

With vastly differing budgets, the Lake County Solid Waste Management District and the Porter County Recycling and Waste Reduction District are worlds apart in what they can offer people who recycle.

March 24, 2013 10:30 pm Photos

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Hobart's paint recycling center now open to Porter County residents

HOBART | Word about Hobart's latex paint recycling center is now spreading to Porter County.

February 02, 2013 5:30 pm
Long-time Hobart resident see only good things in the future

Long-time Hobart resident see only good things in the future

The City of Hobart partnered with Lake County in September of 2010 to open a paint recycling operation in the Hobart Public Works garage for local and county residents. In this Times file photo, Danny Miller prepares a can of paint to be mixed for reselling.

February 27, 2011 12:00 am
Hobart partners with county for paint recycling program

Hobart partners with county for paint recycling program

The City of Hobart is partnering with Lake County to open a paint recycling operation in the Hobart Public Works garage for local and county residents. Danny Miller tests the 1600 gallon paint reservoir tank with water in a test run Thursday.

September 10, 2010 12:00 am
Hobart partners with county for paint recycling program

Hobart partners with county for paint recycling program

The City of Hobart is partnering with Lake County to open a paint recycling operation in the Hobart Public Works garage for local and county residents. A dumpster for the Hobart Public Works Department was painted on the sides to inform residents about the recycling program.

September 10, 2010 12:00 am
Hobart partners with county for paint recycling program

Hobart partners with county for paint recycling program

The City of Hobart is partnering with Lake County to open a paint recycling operation in the Hobart Public Works garage for local and county residents. Field Operator Shawn McGushion readies a can of discarded paint for the can crusher. The crusher will pierce the bottom to allow the paint t…

September 10, 2010 12:00 am
Hobart partners with county for paint recycling program

Hobart partners with county for paint recycling program

The City of Hobart is partnering with Lake County to open a paint recycling operation in the Hobart Public Works garage for local and county residents. John Dubach looks over the Hobart Recycling operation which includes the can crusher, drop paint container and the 1600 gallon mixer which r…

September 10, 2010 12:00 am
Hobart partners with county for paint recycling program

Hobart partners with county for paint recycling program

The City of Hobart is partnering with Lake County to open a paint recycling operation in the Hobart Public Works garage for local and county residents. Danny Miller places a can to be mixed for reselling.

September 10, 2010 12:00 am
Painting Hobart 'green'

Painting Hobart 'green'

A trash bin for the Hobart Public Works Department has been painted to inform residents about the latex paint recycling program now established in the city.

September 05, 2010 12:00 am
Painting Hobart 'green'

Painting Hobart 'green'

Danny Miller tests the 1,600-gallon paint reservoir tank with water during a test run Thursday. Hobart is partnering with the Lake County Solid Waste District to open a paint recycling operation in the Hobart Public Works garage for local and county residents.

September 05, 2010 12:00 am
Painting Hobart 'green'

Painting Hobart 'green'

Shawn McGushion readies a can of discarded paint for the can crusher, which pierces the bottom to allow the paint to drop into a tank. The crusher then flattens the can and discards it into a waiting container.

September 05, 2010 12:00 am
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