Our Mission is to improve the environment
through education, public awareness
and community involvement.
Public Hours: 2 pm-5 pm Tuesdays & 9 am-Noon Saturdays
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 sign up online for Rockford
*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)
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 possibility, 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.
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!