Household Hazardous Waste Site

Free drop-off.

Serves Illinois residents only; does not accept items from businesses.

Keep Northern Illinois Beautiful provides this information as a community service,

but does not sponsor this project and cannot be responsible for any changes to accepted items.

Sponsors:

City of Rockford Public Works Department

Illinois Environmental Protection Agency

Location:         3333 Kishwaukee St, Rockford, IL 61109

north of the Rock River Water Reclamation District office — follow signs for Freedom Field

Hours:            Saturdays  8 am – 4 pm

                      Sundays  Noon – 4 pm

                      Closed when a major holiday falls on the weekend

Phone:           This site does not have phone service.

Items Accepted at Hazardous Waste Site:

Illinois EPA’s list of acceptable wastes is used as the primary guide by employees on duty.

Large quantities may not be accepted or deferred when unloading would disrupt traffic flow.

Call Neighborhood Standards office, City of Rockford, to schedule large loads:  779-348-7425.

Note: no commercial waste accepted; residential only.

Acids
Adhesives
Antifreeze
Automotive fluids (brake, transmission fluids)
Batteries (household & automotive)
Cleaning Solvents
Degreasers
Fertilizers
Flammable liquids
Florescent Tubes & Ballasts
Fungicides
Gasoline – in properly marked containers
Herbicides
Insecticides
Insulin disposal (no needles or sharps)
Mercury
Ni-Cad Batteries (Nickle-Cadmium, rechargable)
Paint (oil-based only, no Latex paint)
Paint Strippers/Paint Thinner
Pesticides
Poisons
Pool Chemicals
Oil, automotive
Thermometers (mercury)
Thermostats (mercury)
Tires (auto only – maximum 4 per person per day)
Varnish, Wood Stain, similar products

Services for Commercial Hazardous Waste

7/6/16