Keep Northern Illinois Beautiful (KNIB) is an affiliate of Keep America Beautiful.
The agency is an award-winning, private, non-governmental, 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization committed to educating and involving individuals in productive solutions to care for and protect our community environment in Winnebago and Boone County, Illinois.
Special Recycling Event*
Household Medication Collection
Saturday, September 16, 2017
Accepting Prescription, Over-the-Counter, Pet Medication, Inhalers and Mercury Thermometers
- Please keep medication in original packaging.
- If RX, remove/cross out patient information but leave name/dose of medicine.
Help stop accidental poisonings, addiction and water pollution.
Never flush medications.
Three Winnebago County locations — Saturday, Sept. 16, 2017
9 a.m. – Noon: Fire Station, 429 Gardner Street
9 a.m. – Noon: Mercyhealth Winnebago Clinic, 102 Landmark Drive
9 a.m. – 1 p.m.: Practice Velocity, 8777 Velocity Drive
(Rear/West side of former Machesney Park Mall, enter off IL251/N. 2nd St. from Machesney Road )
Keep Northern Illinois Beautiful (KNIB)
Note Holiday Closures: Sept. 2, Nov. 25, Dec. 26
Rockford*, 4665 Hydraulic Road
This is the only location now accepting TVs/Monitors
Public Hours: 2-5 p.m. Tuesdays & 9 a.m.-Noon Saturdays
Roscoe, 13125 North 2nd Street
Public Hours: 9-Noon Saturdays only
No Dumping after hours!
*Rockford Recycle Center (only) now accepting TVs, computer monitors during regular hours (see above)
Free disposal of up to 2 Televisions or Computer Monitors (CRTs) per vehicle,
TV parts or partially disassembled units included.
You must be able to lift and place units in designated bin as directed. Bring help if needed.
Rockford Recycle Center also accepts appliances containing refrigerant (Freon); $20 cash
- Fee per each item funds refrigerant removal and certification tag.
Roscoe Recycle Center DOES NOT accept TVs, Computer Monitors, or Freon Appliances.
Keep Northern Illinois Beautiful Recycle Centers provide a community service,
staffed by volunteers — your help is needed!
Shift can be 2-2.5 hours or 3.5-4 hours, as often as your schedule allows.
Register online to volunteer for either location at a date/time convenient to you–
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