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Changes coming to Rockford electronics recycling drop-offs

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Changes will soon be coming for the collection of electronic waste in Rockford. 

The City of Rockford announced Monday they have a new partnership with Keep Northern Illinois Beautiful. 

Starting Saturday, July 8, Rockford residents can begin dropping off e-waste at the KNIB Rockford Recycling Center at 4665 Hydraulic Road. 

Electronic recycling will only be accepted during KNIB’s normal business hours, 2 p.m. - 5 p.m. on Tuesdays, and 9 a.m. – noon. on Saturdays. 

Click here for a list of e-waste currently being accepted by KNIB. 

The city says that as of July 4, residents will no longer be able to drop off e-waste at the Kelley Williamson Mobil Stations at 7250 East State Street and 550 South Rock Drive.

Rockford residents can also place electronics less than 2 feet by 2 feet into their regular blue recycling bins. This includes things like small printers, digital converter boxes, keyboards, cable receivers, DVD players and other similar items.

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