2016 Calendar

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April 30, 2016

Keep Northern Illinois Beautiful Great American Cleanup™

8-9am

Equipment pickup for pre-registered group leaders at assigned locations

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.

 

Beginning May 7, 2016 and Every Week!

Keep Northern Illinois Beautiful Rockford Center

Accepts Freon Appliances

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

Tuesdays: 2-5 p.m.

Saturdays:  9am-12pm

Freon appliances accepted, $20 cash per item.

Refrigerators, Freezers, Air Conditioners, Dehumidifiers

 More examples of what’s accepted

 

May 14, 2016

Keep Northern Illinois Beautiful Clothing Drive

9am-2pm, 9 locations

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

Free.

8 Rockford area Schnucks parking lots and

Belvidere Township Office, 8200 Fairgrounds Road, Belvidere

Clothing is also accepted year-round at either Recycle Center.

Information:  815-637-1343

 

May 14-June 14, 2016

Keep Northern Illinois Beautiful 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)

815-637-1343

 

June 11, 2016

Keep Northern Illinois Beautiful Medication Collection

9am-Noon, 2 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.

815-637-1343

 

June 20, 2016

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

815-637-1343 or, for sponsorship information, please call Jason Wombacher @ Williams-Manny Insurance, 815-227-8912

 

July 9, 2016

Keep Northern Illinois Beautiful Clothing Drive

9am-2pm, 9 locations

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

Free.

8 Rockford area Schnucks parking lots

Belvidere Township Office, 8200 Fairgrounds Road, Belvidere

815-637-1343

July 30, 2016

Keep Northern Illinois Beautiful Shred Day

9am-12pm, Rockford Recycle Center, 4665 Hydraulic Road, 61109

One day only, courtesy State Representative Litesa Wallace (67th District)

Accepting documents for shredding. Free.

October 8, 2016

Keep Northern Illinois Beautiful Clothing Drive

9am-2pm, 9 locations

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

Free.

8 Rockford area Schnucks parking lots:

Belvidere Township Office, 8200 Fairgrounds Road, Belvidere

815-637-1343

 

November 12, 2016 and Every Week!

Keep Northern Illinois Beautiful Celebrates America Recycles Day

Tuesdays: 2-5 p.m. (Rockford only)

Saturdays:  9am-12pm (Rockford and Roscoe)

Most items free.

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

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

Accepting recyclable paper, chipboard and corrugated cardboard

Electronics (except TVs or CRT monitors)

Clean, co-mingled #1 or #2 plastic bottles with “neck and shoulders”, glass bottles, metal cans

Auto/marine batteries

Clean, bagged clothing

Electronics including appliances, (except Freon appliances including air conditioners, dehumidifiers, freezers, refrigerators)

Open as scheduled unless the wind-chill is Zero or below.

 More examples of what’s accepted

 

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