Keep Northern Illinois Beautiful

Video:  KNIB mission and programs

Winter Weather Note:  

If the air temp or wind chill is 0 degrees F or colder

the Recycle Centers will be closed.

Both Recycle Centers

will be CLOSED for the Holiday, Saturday, Dec. 24.

Both Recycle Centers will be OPEN Saturday, Dec. 31.

The office in Loves Park will be closed

Friday-Monday Dec. 23-26 and

Friday-Monday December 30, 2016-January 2, 2017

Enjoy your Holidays!

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. 

Note:  Both Recycle Centers close for weather emergencies, and will be closed December 24, 2016.

NEW — ONLY at Rockford Center — Freon Appliances accepted

$20 cash fee per Freon item, you unload: 

  • Refrigerators
  • Freezers
  • Air Conditioners
  • Dehumidifiers


Rockford Recycle Center

4665 Hydraulic Road

2-5 p.m. Tuesdays

9 a.m.-Noon Saturdays

Roscoe Recycle Center

13125 North 2nd Street

9-Noon Saturdays only


Volunteers at Roscoe Recycle Center

To Volunteer 2 hours at Roscoe Click Here

Sorry, Freon items NOT accepted at Roscoe.








Founding Executive Director to Retire

“It has truly been my privilege to serve this great organization,”

Keep Northern Illinois Beautiful Executive Director Lori Gummow said recently.

“I am proud of all we have accomplished and I am confident

the organization will continue to grow and flourish.”


Celebrate Lori’s Years of Service at a Reception

4-6 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 15

Loves Park City Hall Community Room

100 Heart Blvd., Loves Park IL 61111

Questions? Call Pam @ 815-637-1343

No gifts or RSVP necessary.

If you wish to honor her, Lori would appreciate donations in her honor

to the Keep Northern Illinois Beautiful Endowment Fund.



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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