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Green Guide Quarterly

Green Guide January 2020

Oil, Antifreeze, & Oil Filter Recycling Event  – was held in August 20189 it was a huge success.  Our next one will be in August 2020, 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).  Our office is closed to the public until further notice due to the Covid 19 pandemic.

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Prescription and Over-the-Counter medications

You may 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 our department plans 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 20, 2020. Contact us for more information.  Christmas Tree Recycling Brochure

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  Our monthly events are cancelled until further notice due to the Covid 19 pandemic.

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

Oregon Rock River Sweep,  September 12, 2020, 7:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

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