How do I recycle my used materials?
Drop-off recycling facilities sponsored by the Rock Island county Waste Management Agency have been set up in various cities. These facilities accept all plastics ( No 1-7 that are food containers-no rigid containers such as furniture or toys), tin and aluminum cans and green,
brown and clear glass. (Food and beverage containers only, no windows or dishes).
Also, in a separate container, these facilities accept various paper products: corrugated board, boxboard (such as cereal or kleenex boxes), newspapers, magazines, mixed office paper, brown paper bags, books and phone books.
Rock Island: 16th Avenue & 24th Street (entrance on 16th Avenue)
Moline: 3636-4th Avenue
East Moline: 1200 13th Avenue
Milan: 451-West 4th Street
Appliances are accepted free by calling (877) 934-5378 to arrange curbside collection. Accepted (up to 4 per year) are refrigerators, stoves, water heaters, freezers, air-conditioners, humidifiers, dehumidifiers, clothes dryers, dish washers, water coolers, microwaves, furnaces and boilers.
Ewaste: Electronic waste such as televisions, VCR's, computer and business equipment can be taken to the Electronic Demanufacturing Facility operated by the Waste Commission of Scott County at 1048-E 59th Street, Davenport. Because of a contract between Rock Island and Scott counties, this is no charge to Rock Island County residents for this service. Hours are 7:30AM to 4:00PM Monday - Friday. For more information call (563) 823-0119 or visit wastecom.com.
Batteries: Batteries also may be taken free to Batteries Plus Stores at 901- E Kimberly, Davenport (563) 388-0808 or 300 Avenue of the Cities, East Moline (309) 764-9555 or Interstate Battery of the Quad Cities at Rock Valley Shopping Center, 4704-44th Street, Rock Island.
Tires: Call (877) 934-5378 (limit of 10 per year, per household, and tires must be off the rims).
Household hazardous material: through an arrangement with Scott County, you may call (563) 381-1300 for an appointment, drop-off directions and acceptable items. These include cleaners, solvents, stain, varnish, pesticides or automotive products. This service is free.
Used Motor Oil: There are several automotive businesses that will accept used oil.
Mikes Auto Clinic, 660-17th Avenue, East Moline (309) 755-0575
Auto Zone, 4161-23rd Avenue, Moline (309) 764-5500
Peck Brother's Quick Lube, 5451-4th Avenue, Moline (309) 764-7581
Chuck's Auto Service, 3030-5th Avenue, Rock Island (309) 788-6219
George's Auto Service, 1518-4th Avenue, Rock Island (309) 788-0189
Quad Cities Landfill Millennium Waste,13606 Knoxville Rd, Milan (309) 787-2303
Hours: Monday-Friday 7AM-4PM and Saturday 8AM-Noon
Upper Rock Island County Landfill, 17201-20th Avenue, East Moline (309) 496-2396
Hours: Monday- Friday 7AM-4PM and Saturday 7AM-Noon.