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Welcome to Rock River Disposal

ATTENTION:  As of January 1st, 2012, the Electronic Products Recycling and Reuse Public Act 97-287 prohibits the disposal of e-waste (electronics) into landfills. Therefore we will no longer be collecting e-waste or serve as a drop-off location. Please contact your local electronics store to find a drop-off location near you.


REMINDER: Winter routes have begun. As always please have trash & recycling out by 6:00 a.m. Pick UP may be earlier in areas that are normally afternoon routes.


Residents of the City of Rockford now have the option to lease or purchase a Rock River Disposal trash cart. These carts are to be used for household trash only (no recyclable materials or landscape waste is allowed to be placed into the carts). The carts are available in both 95 gallon and 65 gallon sizes. All carts are equipped with lids to reduce blowing trash, and wheels to assist you in moving the cart to and from the curb.

The cost to lease either size cart is $25.44 per year, payable annually in advance. Payment for the first year is due when you place your order, and you will be invoiced directly by Rock River Disposal on an annual basis thereafter. You may cancel your participation in the program at any time; however, no refunds will be given for any lease payments previously made.

You may also elect to purchase a 95 gallon cart for a onetime fee of $56.00, or a 65 gallon cart for a onetime fee of $51.00. An additional delivery fee will be assessed for all purchased carts.

Please contact the Rock River Disposal office at 815-965-2489 for additional information or to sign up for this program.

Rockford Yard Waste Collection

The 2018 Yard Waste Season will resume in the following area on the given dates provided below.  Please be advised that yard waste will only be collected when placed in compostable paper bags or in garbage cans clearly marked with a large “X” visible from the street. Branches and limbs less than 4” in diameter bundled with string or twine may be placed for collection as long as they don’t exceed four feet in length, three feet in diameter and 50 pounds by weight. Please review your municipality to clarify limits and restrictions. 

  • City of Rockford – Starts March 19 through November 30, 2018.
  • Village of Machesney Park – Starts April 2nd through November 30, 2018.
  • City of Loves Park – Starts April 2nd through November 30, 2018.
  • City of South Beloit – Starts April 2nd through November 30, 2018.
  • Village of Rockton – Starts April 2nd through November 30, 2018.
  • Winnebago County where provided – Starts April 2nd through November 30, 2018.

About Us

Phone:  815-965-2489

4002 S.Main Street
RockfordIllinois  61102
United States


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