Main Office:                      2nd Location:

Rockford Recycle Center                   Machesney Park Recycle Center  4665 Hydraulic Rd.                             8409 N. 2nd St.                              Rockford, IL                                         Machesney Park, IL

                                                                                                            Hours:                                                  Hours:                                              Tuesdays 2 pm – 5 pm                       Wednesdays 2 pm – 5 pm          Saturdays 9 am – noon                     Saturdays 9 am – 5 pm                      


                                       Our Mission is to improve the environment                                                                                through education, public awareness                                                                                             and community involvement. 

           This is an all-volunteer project. You can make a       difference! Your help for two hours or more would be appreciated. 

                  To volunteer, call Roxanne, Volunteer Coordinator at                                            815-637-1343 or click HERE.

                *Please note: there are small program fees for TVs or                  computer monitors of $15-$25 depending on the size & a                                         $20 refrigerant removal fee. 

                                                 (credit/debit cards preferred)   

               **The Illinois Electronic Products Recycling and Reuse Act,                   effective Jan. 1, 2012, prohibits disposing of unwanted                       electronics in the regular trash for burial in landfills.



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 storms (thunderstorm, lightning, or a tornado possibility, snow or ice storm, hard rain or wind) is predicted or present.


Please check Facebook, the website, or call 

815-637-1343 to check for closing. 

 See Green Guide for what we take at the Rockford Recycle Center & what is taken                        at the Hazardous Waste site at the 3333 Kishwaukee location.  

    For information on what your garbage haulers accept, click FIND YOUR LOCATION   to be directed to 

Business Partners:

Click here to go to Waste Connection’s website and download their mobile app for your phone!