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Green Guide Quarterly

October 2018 flyer

Oil, Antifreeze, & Oil Filter Recycling Event  – was held in August 2018, it was a huge success.  Our next one will be in August 2019, we will post an exact date once it is finalized.

Green Bags are Back!  
Reusable totes are for sale at our office, Ogle County Annex Building, 909 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 counter medications will be collected for safe disposal on October 27, 2018.  Locations will be added.

You may also take your uneeded prescription and over the counter medications to the following locations:
Ogle County Sheriff's Department, 202 S. 1st St., Oregon - open 24/7
At the following police departments:
Byron, Mt. Morris, Forreston, Oregon, Polo, and Rochelle - during business hours

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 around January 15th. Contact us for more information.  Christmas Tree Recycling

Christmas lights recycling, will begin in November, or you may bring them to our electronics recycling events.  Christmas Lights Recycling

Residential Electronics Recycling Event:  Electronics Recycling Information

The Ogle County Solid Waste Management has a monthly electronics recycling program for Ogle County residents.  Please check our website calendar for the exact dates.  We also hold two Saturday events, usually in April and September.

Other News & Events

Solid Waste Plan Update

Oregon Area Rock River Sweep, September 29, 2018  CANCELED DUE TO HIGH LEVEL OF THE RIVER.

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