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 $21 fee per vehicle with no more than the equivalent of a full-size pickup load per trip.  Cash is no longer accepted as a form of payment.  All major credit cards as well as personal checks will be accepted.
  • 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. .