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Every Day is Earth Day!


Recycle Centers closed this week due to wind chill. Sorry for the inconvenience.

Recycle Centers



List of Accepted Items

Rockford: 4665 Hydraulic Road

 east of South Alpine/south of Harrison Avenue

Open 2-5 p.m. Tuesdays; 9-Noon Saturdays

 Roscoe: 13125 North 2nd Street (frontage road north of McCurry Road)

Open 9-Noon Saturdays only

To Volunteer at Roscoe

 Click to View Volunteer Opportunities on VolunteerSpot

Volunteers needed year-round. Call 815-637-1343 for either location.

Closed for weather emergencies, including wind chill at or below 0° F

 Free Pine Mulch

14 local sites, including Belvidere

Christmas trees chipped into free mulch!

Bring your shovel and containers to take home gardening mulch, while supplies last.

Mulch is not guaranteed; it will be cleared by the end of February.

April 7, 2016

Save the Date!

Keep Northern Illinois Beautiful 

Earth Day Awards Luncheon

Accepting nominations for Earth Day Awards through February 26.

Keynote Speaker and Awards Presentations to be announced soon

Keep Northern Illinois Beautiful Executive Director Lori Gummow with student Earth Day Award winner Claire Mesa and featured Earth Day Luncheon guest Darryl Hannah in 2014. Photo courtesy Hans Rupert noir.

2/11/16 MMB