Plastic Bottles

Plastic bottles are not all the same.  Different products require a different kind of plastic bottle to contain them.

In the Rockford Area only plastic bottles labeled #1 or #2 are recyclable.  All other types of bottles, though they may be collected by trash haulers, will wind up in the landfill.

Your plastic bottles should be placed in the blue recycling bin (For blue recycling bins call 815-965-2489).  For those not served by a curbside trash hauler, plastic bottles labeled #1 or #2 may be taken to:

Keep Northern Illinois Beautiful Recycling Center

Last Update:  01/25/12