What is taken at the Hazardous Waste Site?

Free drop-off.
Serves Illinois residents only; does not accept items from businesses.

Sponsors:

City of Rockford Public Works Department
Illinois Environmental Protection Agency

Location: 3333 Kishwaukee St, Rockford, IL 61109
North of the Rock River Water Reclamation District office.
Hours: Saturdays  8 am – 4 pm
Sundays: Noon – 4 pm
Closed when a major holiday falls on the weekend,

Phone: This site does not have phone service. Call KNIB.

Keep Northern Illinois Beautiful provides this information as a community service;

KNIB does NOT sponsor or control the Household Hazardous Waste Site and is not responsible for any changes to accepted items or hours of operation.

Items Accepted at Hazardous Waste Site:

Large quantities may not be accepted or deferred when unloading would disrupt traffic flow.

Acids
Adhesives
Antifreeze
Automotive fluids (brake, transmission fluids)
Batteries (household  & automotive)
Cleaning Solvents
Degreasers
Fertilizers
Flammable liquids
Florescent Tubes & Ballasts
Fungicides
Gasoline – in properly marked containers
Herbicides
Insecticides
Insulin disposal (no needles or sharps)
Mercury
Ni-Cad Batteries (Nickle-Cadmium, rechargable)
Paint (oil-based only, no Latex paint)
Paint Strippers/Paint Thinner
Pesticides
Poisons
Pool Chemicals
Oil, automotive
Thermometers (mercury)
Thermostats (mercury)
Tires (auto only – maximum 4 per vehicle per day)
Varnish, Wood Stain, similar products

Services for Commercial Hazardous Waste