Keep Northern Illinois Beautiful

Office only:  5417 North Second Street, Loves Park, IL  61111

Phone: 815-637-1343     FAX:  815-637-0525
Hours: Monday – Friday, 8 AM to 4 PM


TriAnnual Clothing Drives

Saturday, October 8, 2016:

Machesney Park Town Center 8702 N. 2nd St. (south mall lot)

Belvidere Township 8200 Fairgrounds Rd

Rockford Recycle Center 4665 Hydraulic Rd

Roscoe Recycle Center 13125 N. 2nd St

9 AM to 2 PM

Accepting clean clothing of all type and shoes, belts, purses, hats, bed linens, pillows, stuffed (plush) toys, soft-sided luggage, towels, 
blankets, curtains and other textiles and scraps, including unwearable items.
Second Saturdays in May, July, October

Annual Medication Collection

Second Saturday in June
Drop off any unused or unwanted medications including controlled substances, inhalers, pet prescriptions or over-the-counter products for safe disposal.
No illegal substances.
Mark out personal information but leave drug name on container.
3 Locations:
Machesney Park Town Center, 8702 N. 2nd St., South Parking Lot
9AM to 2PM
South Beloit Fire Station, 429 Gardner St.
9AM to Noon
Belvidere Township Office, 8200 Fairgrounds Rd.
9AM to Noon

Rockford, Roscoe Recycle Centers

Open year-round, unless windchill is below zero, other weather emergency, or major holiday
Accept most recyclable household items such as paper, corrugated cardboard, metals, electronics*, clothing, bottles, cans, auto or marine batteries and 12-count egg cartons, more.
*No televisions, CRT computer monitors, flat-screens.
Only Rockford will accept Freon appliances (freezers, refrigerators, dehumidifiers, air conditioners) for which there is a charge of $20 cash; you unload.
All-volunteer staffed. Call to register for Rockford Center; Register here for Roscoe.
4665 Hydraulic Rd, Rockford IL 61109
Tuesdays, 2 – 5 PM
Saturdays, 9 AM to Noon
Saturdays, 9 AM to Noon
13125 North Second Street, Roscoe, IL  61073

Great American Cleanup (Litter Removal)

Last Saturday in April
Registration online, by mail or phone 815-637-1343
9 AM to Noon
Organized volunteer effort to clean up over 300 miles of local roads and streets