Main Office:

Rockford Recycle Center

4665 Hydraulic Rd.

Rockford, IL



Tuesdays 2 pm – 5 pm

Saturdays 9 am – noon


2nd Location:

Machesney Park Recycle Center

8409 N. 2nd St.

Machesney Park, IL



Wednesdays 2 pm – 5 pm

Saturdays 9 am – noon

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 to 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, or hard rain) is predicted or present.


Please check Facebook, the website, or call

815-637-1343 to check for any closings.

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

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

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

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