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Refuse & Yard Waste Drop Off Center
The City of Rock Island has partnered with Millennium Waste to provide a refuse and yard waste drop off service to Rock Island residents from 7:00 am to 12:00 noon on Saturdays located at:
    Millennium Waste
    13606 Knoxville Road
    Milan, IL, 61264-5067

Guidelines & Restrictions
  • There is a $13 fee per vehicle with no more than the equivalent of a full-size pickup load per trip. 
  • All loads must be covered/tarped.       
  • If residents use two-ply paper yard waste bags, the paper bags may be thrown into the yard waste containers. 
  • No hazardous waste, tires, or appliances will be accepted. 
  • Plastic bags may not be thrown into the yard waste containers. A trash container will be available for the disposal of discarded plastic bags.
  • Residents may bring yard waste to the site in bags or cans of their choice. 
  • Residents should use only twine or string to bundle brush - no wire or plastic ties. 
  • Yard waste mixed with regular household waste will not be taken. 

Curbside Yard Waste Pickup

The City also offers a Yard Waste Collection Program that provides yard waste pickup to subscribers.

Curbside recycling is available by subscription or recyclables can be brought to the Recycling Drop Off Center.

Public Works Building
Public Works Department
1309 Mill Street
Rock Island, IL 61201
Ph: (309) 732-2200
Fx: (309) 732-2380

8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday - Friday