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