Household Hazardous Waste Site

Free drop-off.

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

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:

Acids
Adhesives
Antifreeze
Automotive fluids (brake, transmission fluids)
Batteries (household & automotive)
CO (Carbon Monoxide) Alarms
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 and thinner
Pesticides
Poisons
Pool Chemicals
Oil, automotive
Smoke Alarms
Thermometers
Thermostats
Tires (auto – 4 per person per day)
Varnish, Wood Stain, etc.

Services for Commercial Hazardous Waste

5/25/16