The Illinois Electronic Products Recycling and Reuse Act, effective Jan. 1, 2012, prohibits disposing of unwanted electronics in regular trash for burial in landfills.

Televisions are included in this ban and must be disposed of properly. 


Some retailers will dispose of an old TV when you have a new one delivered.

TV and CRT Monitor Disposal Sites

within 25 miles of Rockford, IL

Place in large blue bins operated by Universal Recycling Technologies (URT) of Janesville, WI

TVs, Computer Monitors and limited other items accepted.

Hours of availability vary by location. It is recommended you call first to confirm availability.

Winnebago County

Kelley Williamson Mobil

8061 East State Street, Rockford

Adjacent to the Clock Tower Resort, access off of South Lyford Road


24/7 except when full or removed to be emptied

Kelley Williamson Mobil

550 Southrock Drive, Rockford

West of South Main just north of Bypass 20 interchange


24/7 except when full or removed to be emptied

Best Buy

281 Deane Dr, Rockford, IL 61107


Bring inside to customer service during store hours, normally 7 days/10 a.m.–9 p.m.

Some restrictions on size and quantity per day. Call for details.

Boone County

9759 Illinois RT 76, Belvidere, IL 61008

State Highway maintenance facility, just south of Spring Creek Road


Mon-Fri except holidays, 8 am – 4 pm

A list of registered electronic waste (e-waste) collection sites and information for manufacturers, collectors, recyclers, and refurbishers is available on the Electronic Waste Recycling page.

Other licensed companies may provide this recycling service without the purchase of a new unit.  If you are aware of one please let us know.

Partially Disassembled TVs:
TV parts or partially disassembled units may only accepted in the e-waste bin at the Kelley Williamson Mobil, 8061 E. State St., Rockford,  adjacent to the ClockTower Resort.

Last Update: 10/5/15