News & Events

The Rochelle drop-off recycling station has a new location
North Caron Road, 1 block south of 7th Avenue or 3/4 mile south of Illinois 38.
Do not leave any recycling materials or other waste at this location.
The drop-off bins are for Ogle County residents that cannot receive curbside recycling. It is not intended for business use or for residents that have curbside recycling.
If you have questions about the new location of the recycling station, or if you have other questions regarding this program, please call the Ogle County Solid Waste Management Department at 815-732-4020.
Thank you for your cooperation.


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Oil, Antifreeze, & Oil Filter Recycling Event  – Our 2017 collection event was a huge success.  Look for more information at this site in 2018.

Green Bags are Back!  

Reusable totes are for sale at our office, Ogle County Annex Building, 909 W. Pines Rd., Oregon.  Hours 8:30 am – 4:30 pm M – F (closed holidays).
Green Bags ad

Prescription Drug Take Back Day

Expired or unneeded prescription and over the county drugs was collected for safe disposal on September 26th.
Thanks to all of the residents who participated in this event.

Special Collection Events

Each year the our department plans several special collection events targeted at waste which may be difficult to dispose of or recycle, or which may present hazards to public health or the environment. These events are funded by the Ogle County Solid Waste Management Dept. and are for Ogle County residents.
Christmas tree recycling takes place annually throughout Ogle County between December 26th until January 15, 2018. Contact us for more information.  Christmas Tree Recycling 2017 2018
Christmas lights recycling, will begin in November, or you may bring them to our electronics recycling events.  Christmas Lights Recycling Flyer
Residential Electronics Recycling Event:  Residential Electronics Recycling Program Brochure 2018
The Ogle County Solid Waste Management has a monthly electronics recycling program for Ogle County residents.  It is held on the last Friday of the month, unless there is a holiday.  We also hold two Saturday events, usually in April and October.

Household Hazardous Waste
HHW Flyer

Other News & Events

Solid Waste Plan Update

Oregon Area Rock River Sweep, September 9, 2017 – 2017 Flyer