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

In an effort to reduce the spread of the COVID-19 virus, Millennium Waste will be closing the Refuse and Yard Waste Drop Off Center on Saturdays from January 15, 2022 through March 26, 2022.  The Drop Off Center will reopen on Saturday, April 2, 2022.

Guidelines & Restrictions

  • There is a $19 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. .