Paper, Magazines & Catalogs

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.

Curbside Recycling:

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.

Other Recycling:

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.

Keep Northern Illinois Beautiful Recycling Center

In addition, commercial paper recycling is available at

Paper Recovery
7972 Crest Hills Dr.
Loves Park, 61111

815-636-2329

Super Shredders
3206 North Central Ave.
Rockford,
815-964-9275

04/30/2018