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Community & Recreation
About Rock Island
Refuse, Recycling & Yard Waste
The City of Rock Island offers a Curbside Recycling Subscription Program which any Rock Island citizen or business may join.
Cost is $46.80 per year (billed quarterly on the property owner’s utility bill).
The recycling cart, whether you choose a small or large cart, will be included in the price.
Subscribers may join the program anytime during the year.
All recyclables must be placed in one cart.
Recycling carts are emptied every two weeks.
Service Application Process
has been processed, you will receive a recycling cart plus specific information about the
curbside recycling collection schedule
list of items that can and cannot be recycled
, and set-out requirements.
The City of Rock Island is divided into
six (6) curbside recycling routes
. Depending on where you live determines your collection date.
As of January 1, 2012,
are banned from Illinois landfills.
To cancel the Curbside Recycling Program, please fill out a
Voluntary Service Cancellation
and return it to the Finance Department at 1528 3rd Avenue.
Appliance & Used Tire Pick-Up
Refuse & Yard Waste Drop-Off Center
Free Leaf Collection
Household Hazardous Materials
Holiday Refuse Collection Schedule
Recycling Drop-Off Center
50 / 50 Tree Program