Recycling

Residential Recycling

Recycling is provided by Republic Services and is collected every other week on Friday.  Please call 309-752-1530 if you would like to add recycling service to your home for an additional fee of $3.50/month.  Recycling carts are provided free of charge.

Residents are encouraged to reduce their waste by taking advantage of the recycling program.  Recycling does not need to be separated.  All approved recyclables can be mixed together.  Please rinse all cans and bottles and flatten all boxes.  Below is a list of acceptable recycle items:

News Magazines, Telephone Books, & Office Paper
Cardboard, Boxboard & Chipboard
Milk & Juice Cartons
Soda & Beer Carrying Cases
Plastic Containers #1-#7
HDPE & LDPE Plastics
Aluminum & Aluminum Cans & Foil
Bi-Metals Materials
Clear, Green, and Brown Glass Bottles and Jars
Tin & Steel Cans Including Empty Aerosol Cans

Public Drop Site


The free public drop site is at the Engineering and Maintenance Facility located at 1200 13th Avenue in East Moline. The hours are from 6:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. 7 days a week. Acceptable items are paper, plastic (numbered 1 through 7) and aluminum cans.

Free Services


  • Free curbside collection of residential white goods (refrigerators, stoves, washers, dryers, air conditioners etc.) and tires call 877-934-5378.
  • Free drop-off disposal of residential hazardous material (paint, fertilizer, weed killer, cleaners, degreasers, etc.) call 563-381-1300 for directions and to schedule a drop-off time. This service is for residents only, no businesses or industry.
  • Free drop-off disposal of e-waste (computers, monitors, keyboards, televisions, etc.) is located at 1048 E. 59th Street in Davenport. Their hours are Monday through Friday,  7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. This service is for residents only, no businesses or industry. Must have a valid drivers license with current address. Directions:
    • West on I-74 to 53rd Street Davenport, turn west (left) on 53rd to Tremont, turn north (right) on Tremont, go to E. 59th Street and turn right, take first driveway on left (Electronic Demanufacturing Facility). Call 563-386-9575 for further information.
For rechargeable battery recycling information, please call 563-386-9575. 

Donate your old vehicle for Make-A-Wish


Wheels For Wishes is a car donation program benefiting Make-A-Wish Illinois. Wheels for Wishes is a free and easy way to recycle or donate unwanted cars, trucks, motorcycles, SUVs, RVs, or even boats, by turning them into a wish for a local child. We pick-up or tow away cars free of charge, anywhere in Illinois, whether they run or not. Vehicles are either recycled or auctioned off and 100% of the net proceeds benefit Make-A-Wish Illinois. Since we are a tax-exempt charity under section 501(c)(3) of the IRS Code, you also receive the maximum possible tax deduction for your charity vehicle donation.  For more information visit Wheels for Wishes .