The City of Rock Island, along with the communities of Moline, East Moline, and Milan, each host drop-off recycling sites as part of the program sponsored in part by the Rock Island County Waste Management Agency (RICWMA). Residents should place materials in the large commingled containers as follows:
Separate containers will be provided for a mixture of washed and clean:
Separate containers will be provided for a mixture of fiber, including:
Unacceptable items include: aerosol cans, glass, any liquids, appliances, ashes, building materials or scraps, ceramic plates and cups, clothing, electronics, furniture, garbage, paint cans, plastic bags, styrofoam, tires, toys, windows, mirrors, and yard waste.
The Recycling Drop-Off Center does not accept household hazardous materials, white goods, garbage, or yardwaste.
The City offers a Curbside Recycling Subscription Program for Rock Island citizens or businesses.
Recyclables may also be taken to the Recycling Drop-Off Center.