Paper of many kinds can be recycled: Preferably placed in paper bags, includes: newspaper, mail, office paper, food boxes (except pizza boxes), chipboard, magazines, paperbacks, wire-bound notebooks, (no wrapping paper, tissue, wax or foil coated, wet or grease stained paper.)
Important documents and papers should not be disposed of in the recycling. Please refer to Document Destruction/Shredding for more information.
All sorts of paper can be placed together for curbside recycling. All items should be placed in a paper bag (like a grocery bag) and placed in the recycling bin provided by your trash hauling service.
For residents who are not served by a curbside recycling service: Paper, preferably placed in paper bags, includes newspaper, mail, office paper, food boxes (except frozen pizza), chipboard, magazines, paperbacks, wire-bound notebooks, (no wrapping paper, tissue, wax or foil-coated, wet or grease stained paper.) Please take to either the Roscoe or the Rockford Recycle Center.
In addition, commercial paper recycling is available at
7972 Crest Hills Dr.
Loves Park, 61111
3206 North Central Ave.