Green Guide – How to Recycle Things

Keep Northern Illinois Beautiful offers this recycling and disposal Green Guide as part of its mission to keep our community environment healthy.

Items accepted at Recycle Centers.

  • Information provided is for Illinois residential users unless noted.
  • Items listed are not necessarily accepted at Keep Northern Illinois Beautiful Recycle Centers.
  • No endorsement of any business, vendor or product is intended or implied.
  • This resource is provided for informational purposes only; Keep Northern Illinois Beautiful is not responsible for vendor changes.

Residents from outside Illinois are welcome at Keep Northern Illinois Beautiful events and Recycle Centers.

The Beloit Public Works Department offers a Recycling Center for residents of the City of Beloit, Towns of Beloit, Newark, and Turtle.

 Disposal options for Businesses or residents with large quantities:

 For reuse or recycle information,  click on the subject name below:

A

Acids

Adhesives

Aerosol Cans
Air Conditioners
Aluminum Cans & Scrap
Ammunition & Explosives
Anti Freeze
Appliances
Arts & Crafts Supplies
Asbestos
Asphalt, Concrete & Sand
Asphalt & Driveway Sealer
Asphalt Shingles
Auto/Truck/Boat Donation
Automotive Fluids, Tires & Parts
B
Bags, Paper/Plastic
Batteries
Bicycles
Books
Boxes (Corrugated/Chipboard)
Brake Fluid
Brass
Building Materials
 
C
Cans
Carbon Monoxide & Smoke Detectors
Cards (Greeting & Holiday)
Carpet & Carpet Padding
Catalogs
Cell Phones
CFL Bulbs
Charcoal
Chemicals – Compounds
China – Crystal
Christmas Trees, Wreaths
Cleaning Products
Clothing
CDs, DVDs, Blu-Ray, cassettes, VHS
Compost
Computers & Electronics
Concrete
Construction Materials
Corrugated Paper/Cardboard
Crayons
Curbside Trash Haulers & Recyclers
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D
Driveway Sealer
Dehumidifiers
Demolition Waste
Document Destruction/Shredding
 
E
Egg Cartons
Electronics
Encyclopedias
Explosives
Eyeglasses
 
F
Fertilizer
Fire Extinguishers
Fireworks
Flags
Fluorescent Lamps
Food Pantries
Food Waste
Freezer
Freon
Furniture
H
Hangers (Clothes)
Hazardous Products
Hazardous Waste
 
I
Inkjet Cartridges
Insecticides
 
J
Junk Mail
 
K
Kerosene
 
L
Lawn Mowers
Light Bulbs
Lumber
 
M
Magazines
Masonry
Mattresses
Medications
Mercury
Metals, Scrap, ferrous & non-ferrous
Microwaves
Motor Oil
 
N
Needles – Sharps
Newspapers
 
O
Oil, cooking
Oil, motor
 
P
Packing Materials
Paint – Paint Products
Paper
Paper Shredding
Pepper Spray
Pesticides
Phone Books
Plastic Bags
Plastic Bottles
Poisons
Printer Cartridges
Printers
Propane Tanks
 
R
Recycling Center
Refrigerator
Rockford Residents Recycling
Roofing / Shingles
 
S
Salt – Water Softener
Sand
Shingles
Small Appliances
Smoke Detectors – CO2
Styrofoam/Polystyrene
Syringes – Sharps
 
T
Televisions
Thermometers
Thermostats
Tires
Trash Haulers
Thrift Stores
V

Vinyl Siding

W
Y
Yard Waste
 
 
 
 
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