Recycle Centers

Keep Northern Illinois Beautiful will resume accepting plastic, paper and glass at the 4665 Hydraulic Road facility as of May 18, 2019.
The KNIB Roscoe Recycle facility is permanently closed.

Keep Northern Illinois Beautiful Recycle Center Closure Policy

Weather Closings for Safety of Volunteers

The Recycle Centers will be closed when the heat index is predicted be 95 degrees or higher  –  or if the predicted wind chill is 0 degrees or lower – or if severe storm (thunderstorm, lightning, tornado possible, snow or ice storm, hard rain/wind) is predicted or present.

Please check Facebook, the website, or call 815-637-1343 to check for closing.

Rockford Recycle Center 4665 Hydraulic Road


Public Hours:  2-5 p.m. Tuesdays & 9 a.m.-Noon Saturdays

Rockford Recycle Center also accepts appliances containing refrigerant (Freon); $20 fee per appliance to remove freon (cash only)


And other in-kind donors and business partners who make this effort possible.

This is an all-volunteer project. You can make a difference!

Your help for two hours or more would be appreciated.

To participate in keeping Northern Illinois beautiful and safe,

call Roxanne, the Volunteer Coordinator at 815-637-1343 

or sign up online  for Rockford