Recycle Centers

The Rockford Recycle Center will be closed on Tuesday,  January 29, 2019 due to inclement weather and cold temperatures.


El Centro de reciclaje del norte de Illinois hermoso rockford, situado en el 4665 de la carretera hidráulica, estará cerrado el martes 29 de enero de 2019 debido a las temperaturas extremadamente bajas.

Keep Northern Illinois Beautiful Recycle Center Closure Policy

Weather Closings for Safety of Volunteers

The Recycle Centers will be closed when the heat index is predicted be 95 degrees or higher  –  or if the predicted wind chill is 0 degrees or lower – or if severe storm (thunderstorm, lightning, tornado possible, snow or ice storm, hard rain/wind) is predicted or present.

Please check Facebook, the website, or call 815-637-1343 to check for closing.

Rockford Recycle Center*, 4665 Hydraulic Road


Public Hours:  2-5 p.m. Tuesdays & 9 a.m.-Noon Saturdays


Rockford Recycle Center also accepts appliances containing refrigerant (Freon); $20 fee per appliance to remove freon (cash only)

Roscoe Recycle Center: 13125 North 2nd Street

Public Hours:  9-Noon Saturdays only

Roscoe Recycle Center DOES NOT accept ANY electronic appliances AT ALL.  Behr Iron and Metal, an Alter Company, no longer picks up electronics from our Roscoe Recycle Center.  Televisions, monitors, computers, etc., are ONLY accepted in Rockford at the Hydraulic Road Recycle Center per an agreement with Rockford.


Thanks to

Sponsor of Both Recycle Centers

And other in-kind donors and business partners who make this effort possible.

This is an all-volunteer project. You can make a difference!

Your help for two hours or more would be appreciated.

To participate in keeping Northern Illinois beautiful and safe,

call the Volunteer Coordinator at 815-637-1343 

or sign up online HERE for Roscoe; HERE for Rockford


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