As a result of China’s ban on accepting recyclables, announced on January 1, 2018, Keep Northern Illinois Beautiful will temporarily not accept plastic, paper and glass at the 4665 Hydraulic Road facility. In addition the KNIB Roscoe Recycle facility will be closing after Saturday, April 27, 2019.
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)