Keep Northern Illinois Beautiful

Video:  KNIB mission and programs.

Clothes don’t fit? Closet too full?

new-burst-5707187 (1)Fall Clothing Recycling Drive

Relocating, Now at 4 Sites!

9 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Sat., October 8

Machesney Park Town Center

8702 N. 2nd St.

(former JC Penney lot)

Rockford Recycle Center

4665 Hydraulic Rd

(east of South Alpine)

Roscoe Recycle Center

13125 N. 2nd St

(east IL 251 frontage road north of McCurry Road)

Belvidere Township Building

8200 Fairgrounds Rd

(south of BUS 20)

Since 1999, Keep Northern Illinois Beautiful has diverted more than 3.6 million pounds of clothing and textiles from landfills.

What is accepted at the drive

Register here to Volunteer

May14-16 CD


Recycle Centers

List of Accepted Items

Call 815-637-1343 to volunteer for either location.

Keep Northern Illinois Beautiful Recycle Centers are staffed by volunteers like you

and funded in part thanks to donations from sponsors, including:

  • MembersAlliance Credit Union
  • Rockford Green Team of UTC Aerospace Systems employees
  • Speciality Screw Corp. 

RocJeff Gibbons with recyclables Rfd Recycle Ctr 5-7-16kford Recycle Center

Open  2-5 p.m. Tuesdays

9-Noon Saturdays

NEW — ONLY at Rockford — Freon Appliances

$20 cash fee per Freon item, you unload: 

  • Refrigerators
  • Freezers
  • Air Conditioners
  • Dehumidifiers


Roscoe Recycle Center

13125 North 2nd Street

9-Noon Saturdays only

To Volunteer 2 hours at Roscoe Click Here

Sorry, Freon items NOT accepted at Roscoe.






Note:  Both Recycle Centers close for weather emergencies.


Keep Northern Illinois Beautiful (KNIB), an affiliate of Keep America Beautiful, is an award-winning, private, non-governmental, 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization committed to educating and involving individuals in productive solutions that care for our Winnebago and Boone County, Illinois, community environment.

Office: 5417 N. 2nd St. Loves Park IL 61111 815-637-1343 Fax: 815-637-0525

Office: 5417 N. 2nd St., Loves Park IL 61111
815-637-1343 Fax: 815-637-0525





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