Keep Northern Illinois Beautiful

Video:  KNIB mission and programs.

Thanks to all who made the

July 30 Shred-It Day a success!

325 households

Dropped off personal papers which were securely shredded, protecting residents’ privacy.

Thanks to Illinois 67th District Representative Litesa Wallace and AT&T for making this new event possible.att_vert_color_lrg


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Volunteers Ray Derksen and Board member Doug Mark remove bags of documents to be shredded at the July 30 Shred-It Day at Rockford Recycle Center.

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Doug Mark unloads a box of personal papers for shredding in front of the Rockford Recycle Center.



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Executive Director Lori Gummow with volunteers Caitlin Piazza and Anaiah Moore prepared to greet all the residents who brought shredding to the Rockford Recycle Center July 30.






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 by 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, no Freon items accepted at Roscoe.

Note:  Recycle Centers close for weather emergencies.









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Clothing Drive volunteers divert tons of soft goods from landfills to reuse and redistribution.

Next Clothing Drive Sat., October 8

Volunteer Registration

9 sites:

Choose from

  • 8 local Schnucks parking lots
  • Belvidere Township Offices







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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