Here are the guidelines for recycling in Rockford.

Every Monday night, I pull two trash cans to the curb. One is for regular trash and one is for recycling. I've been doing it for years. I feel like I'm doing my part to help the environment.

Then a couple of weeks ago, I took my family to the Shedd Aquarium. I went to throw something out and there were four garbage cans. Each one had a different purpose. As I was reading the signs and trying to figure out which one to use, I started to wonder if I was actually recycling correctly at home.

Luckily, Rockford recently had a Social Media post about this exact topic.

From the city of Rockford Facebook page...

If you're having the same issue, this should help.


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