The Spring Clothing Drive is May 9 at 4665 Hydraulic Road, Rockford from 9 am – noon!

*Please remain in your car and we will remove the items from your vehicle*


Clothing and soft goods, regardless of their condition, do not need to be discarded in the garbage/landfill!

Keep Northern Illinois Beautiful will be taking clean items for their Spring Clothing Drive.  Wearable clothing can be redistributed.  Stained or damaged clothing WILL BE ACCEPTED because they can be recycled into things like insulation & carpet padding. That includes items that have rips, tears, stains or broken parts.

Acceptable items are:

Men’s, women’s, or children’s clothing and outerwear
Shoes, boots, belts, leather accessories
Linens, pillows
Purses, briefcases, backpacks
Stuffed (plush) toys
Fabric, yarn
Throw rugs (*no carpet or padding)
Soft-sided luggage


Please note: this is a regular drop off day so other items will be accepted such as electronics, metals, cardboard, books, etc. Please refer to our website for a list of items that are recyclable.

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