Household Hazardous Waste Site

HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE SITE
 
Address:           3333 Kishwaukee St.,  Rockford, IL
Hours:               Saturday  8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
                           Sunday  12:00 p.m. 4:00 p.m.
                           Closed all holiday weekends
Phone:              (No Phone Available)  Call Keep Northern Illinois Beautiful for information at 815-637-1343
Comments:     No fee
                          Serves Illinois residents only. 
Sponsors:       City of Rockford Public Works 
                          Illinois Environmental Protection Agency

 ITEMS ACCEPTED 

Acids
Adhesives
Antifreeze
Asbestos (must be double bagged & sealed)
Automotive fluids (brake, transmission fluids)
Batteries (household & automotive)
Cleaning Solvents
Degreasers
Fertilizers
Flammable liquids
Florescent Tubes & Ballasts
Fungicides
Gasoline
Herbicides
Insecticides
Insulin disposal (no needles or sharps)
Mercury (call for proper handling instructions)
Ni-Cad Batteries (Nickle-Cadmium)
Paint  (oil-based only)
Paint Strippers and thinner
Pesticides
Poisons
Pool Chemicals
Propane cylinders
Oil, automotive
Smoke Alarms – CO2 alarms
Thermometers
Thermostats
Tires (auto – 4 per person)
Varnish, Wood Stain, etc.
  
 ITEMS NOT ACCEPTED 
 Agricultural Waste
 Ammunition/Explosives/Fieworks
Business Wastes
Compressed Gas Cylinders
Electronic Waste or “e-waste”
Fire Extinguishers
Garbage (Food Waste)
Household Appliances
Household Trash
Paint – Latex based
Medications
Medical Waste
Propane Gas Tanks
Radioactive Materials
Recyclable items
Regular Garbage
Smoke Detectors
Waste Drums
Yard waste
 
Last Update:  10/04/13