Calendar of Events

More details on Keep Northern Illinois Beautiful events on linked topic pages.

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Recycle Centers

Every Week, All Year!

Both Rockford and Roscoe Recycle Centers will be CLOSED Saturday, December 24, 2016

Open year-round as scheduled unless the actual temperature OR wind-chill is Zero or below, or other weather emergency.

Rockford 

4665 Hydraulic Road, Rockford IL 61109

Tuesdays: 2-5 pm

Saturdays:  9am-12pm

Freon Appliances only: $20 cash per item; you unload: Refrigerators, Freezers, Air Conditioners, Dehumidifiers

More examples of what’s accepted (free donations for recycling) at both Rockford and Roscoe locations:

Clothing, metals, most electronics (except NO TVs, computer monitors), dry and clean paper, cardboard, (no pizza boxes), plastic bottles coded #1 or #2 with neck-and-shoulders, glass bottles (no vases, no broken glass), aluminum/metal food cans, plastic 6-pack rings, 12-count egg cartons, marine/automotive (12-volt) batteries.

Roscoe

13125 North 2nd Street, Roscoe IL 61073

Saturdays only:  9am-12pm

Sorry, the Roscoe location cannot accept Freon appliances.

Information or to Register to Volunteer:  815-637-1343 or knib.org

March-April 2017 [exact date to be announced]

11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Earth Day Awards Luncheon

Giovanni’s Restaurant & Convention Center, Rockford IL

Guest Speaker to be Announced early 2017

April 22, 2017 — Earth Day!

Great American Cleanup™

8-9am Equipment pickup for pre-registered group leaders at assigned locations

8-9:30 am Same-day registration at Patriots’ Gateway Community Center, 615 S. 5th Street, Rockford, IL 61104

9am-Noon

Litter pickup throughout Boone and Winnebago Counties, Illinois

Free.

Information:  815-637-1343 or knib.org

Saturday, May 13, 2017

Spring Clothing Drive

9am-2pm

Donate clean, bagged clothing, shoes, purses, curtains, bedding, etc.

Free.

Keep Northern Illinois Beautiful Recycle Center, 4665 Hydraulic Road, Rockford

Keep Northern Illinois Beautiful Recycle Center, 13125 N. 2nd Street, Roscoe

Belvidere Township Office, 8200 Fairgrounds Road, Belvidere

Additional locations may be announced.

Information:  815-637-1343 or knib.org

May-June 2017

Crayon Collection

Recycle Centers will accept donations of broken or unneeded crayons for recycling.

Free.

Keep Northern Illinois Beautiful Recycle Center, 4665 Hydraulic Road, Rockford

Keep Northern Illinois Beautiful Recycle Center, 13125 N. 2nd Street, Roscoe

Saturdays:  9am-12pm; Tuesdays: 2-5 p.m. (Rockford only)

Information:  815-637-1343 or knib.org

Saturday June 10, 2017

Keep Northern Illinois Beautiful Medication Collection

4 locations close to you:

9am-Noon: 3 locations:

9am-2pm: Machesney Town Center, 8750 N. Second Street, Machesney Park IL

Drop-off unwanted and/or expired medications, prescription or over-the-counter. No sharps accepted.

Free.

Information:  815-637-1343 or knib.org

 

Monday, June 19, 2017

Keep Northern Illinois Beautiful Golf Play Day

11:30 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.

Round of golf on private course, cart and meals included.

Advance Reservation Required ($150/golfer or $600/foursome)

Mauh-Nah-Tee-See Club, 5151 Guilford Rd, Rockford, IL

Information:  815-637-1343 or knib.org

For sponsorship information, please call Jason Wombacher @ Williams-Manny Insurance, 815-227-8912

Saturday July 8, 2017

Keep Northern Illinois Beautiful Summer Clothing Drive

9am-2pm, Locations TBA

Donate clean, bagged clothing, shoes, purses, curtains, bedding, etc.

Free.

Rockford and Roscoe Recycle Centers

Belvidere Township Office, 8200 Fairgrounds Road, Belvidere

Information:  815-637-1343 or knib.org

October 2017

Fall Clothing Drive

9am-2pm

Locations To Be Announced

Donate clean, bagged clothing, shoes, purses, curtains, bedding, etc.

Free.

November 2017

America Recycles Day

9am-12pm, Saturday, November 11 (Activities at Rockford only)

Keep Northern Illinois Beautiful Recycle Centers

4665 Hydraulic Road, Rockford IL 61109

13125 N. Second St., Roscoe 61073

    More examples of what’s accepted

Information:  815-637-1343 or knib.org

 

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