Rock River Valley
We operate Monday through Friday, 7:00 am to 4:30 pm, generally from the first week of April through the first week of December, excluding major holidays. We are also open on the Saturday following a major holiday, 7:00 a.m. to noon.
WHERE IS YOUR FACILITY LOCATED?
We are located at 6200 Baxter Road in Cherry Valley, Illinois, just five miles south of Rockford and just east of Mulford Road. Click here for a map of our location.
WHAT IS YOUR COMPOSTING COST?
$50.00 per ton with a 1 ton minimum.
WHAT METHOD OF PAYMENT IS ACCEPTED?
We accept cash or check only and do not accept credit cards.
WHAT IS – AND IS NOT – ACCEPTED AT THE COMPOST FACILITY?
We only accept yard waste and landscape waste in approved landscape waste bags or bulk. No plastic bagged material, no material larger than six to eight inches in diameter and longer than six to eight feet in length. No rocks, fencing, manufactured wood products, such as colored mulch, railroad ties, or landscaping timbers. In addition, no sod or dirt accepted.
WHAT OTHER PRODUCTS AND SERVICES DO YOU OFFER?
We make and sell natural compost for $20 per ton with a 1 ton minimum.
WHERE CAN WE TAKE PAINTS, OILS, LIQUIDS AND TIRES?
You can take them to the household hazardous waste site at 3333 Kishwaukee Street in Rockford. They are open weekends – Saturday 8 am to 4 pm, Sunday 12 pm to 4 pm, with the exception of holidays.
WHERE CAN I FIND OUT MORE ABOUT SPECIAL WASTE DISPOSAL?
For special and non-special waste, call us at 815-874-4806 for disposal requirements, or click here for other waste services