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DID YOU KNOW...We will be opening up our 2nd location at 8409 N. 2nd St. in Machesney Park on Wednesday, July 1 from 2 pm - 5 pm. *We ask that you please follow the signs so that we do not create a traffic jam or block our neighbors. We will take the same items as we do at the Hydraulic Road location. We will be closed at both locations on July 4.Machesney Park Days/TimesWednesdays from 2 pm - 5 pmSaturdays from 9 am - noonHydraulic Road Days/TimesTuesdays from 2 pm - 5 pmSaturdays from 9 am - noon
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Posted on June 26, 2020

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DID YOU KNOW...

We will be opening up our 2nd location at 8409 N. 2nd St. in Machesney Park on Wednesday, July 1 from 2 pm - 5 pm. *We ask that you please follow the signs so that we do not create a traffic jam or block our neighbors. We will take the same items as we do at the Hydraulic Road location. We will be closed at both locations on July 4.

Machesney Park Days/Times

Wednesdays from 2 pm - 5 pm

Saturdays from 9 am - noon

Hydraulic Road Days/Times

Tuesdays from 2 pm - 5 pm

Saturdays from 9 am - noon

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NOW SHOWING!Earth Day 50 Virtual Ball is now playing in the comfort of your own home! To see this new premier, go to knib.org and click on More Info and then Register. A small donation fee of $20 is required. You will then receive an email with the video link. Find out how far we have come in the last 50 years of Earth Day. See the well deserving award winners. Grab your popcorn and sit down to watch this innovative video when you want. And thanks for supporting KNIB!

July 10, 2020

Volunteers needed in Machesney ParkMore Info

July 8, 2020

It's time to reserve your email link to our Earth Day 50 Virtual event! Go to knib.org and click the premier page to sign up! Then on July 9 after you receive your email link, get a comfy spot on your couch, get your popcorn and a beverage and whenever you're ready, play the link! The video is about 35 minutes long and is chock full of great information. See what our 4 award winners did to win. Hear Doug Scott speak about the last 50 years of Earth Day. Aaron Wilson does a great job being our emcee. You won't want to miss this!

July 6, 2020

Register now to recieve the Earth Day 50 Virtual Awards Ball link on July 9th. Doug Scott is our key note speaker. We are giving away 4 awards. Decide when you want to watch it, get some popcorn, snacks or a meal, and enjoy this event!!!

July 6, 2020

Opening day went smoothly! Machesney Park is up and running! Since we are closed on July 4, we will see some of you on Wednesday, July 8!

July 2, 2020

TODAY IS THE DAY! WE ARE OPENING UP THE MACHESNEY PARK LOCATION FROM 2 PM - 5 PM.Please drive by and honk your happiness that we have a 2nd location in the "north" region. We will take the exact same items that we do at the Hydraulic Road location. Please follow the signs so that we can get you in and out without traffic congestion. This location will be open on Wednesdays from 2 pm - 5 pm and Saturdays from 9 am - noon. Please note that we will be closed on July 4 at both locations plus the Household Hazardous Waste site. See you soon!

July 1, 2020

We Will be CLOSED on Saturday July 4th on Hydraulic Rd AND our new Machesney Park location.

June 29, 2020

More great photos from our volunteers for Great American Cleanup! Many thanks!

June 25, 2020

Another Great American Cleanup under our belt! The rain squalls did not deter most of our dedicated volunteers. A HUGE thank you to ALL who volunteered, sponsored or supported us in any way! We could not do this without you!

June 22, 2020

BIG NEWS!! Our 2nd recycling facility will be opening July 1 at 2:00 pm at 8409 N. Second Street in Machesney Park. We will take the same items that we do at the Hydraulic Road site. The hours will be Wednesdays from 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm and Saturdays from 9:00 am - noon. (*Note: Both locations as well as the Household Hazardous Waste Site will be closed on July 4.) 🤓

June 17, 2020

June 14 is Flag Day. Every year there is a special ceremony to properly retire old and tattered American flags in a special burn ceremony at LZ Peace Memorial in Rockford. The ceremony included how to properly fold a flag and what each fold means. They explained each part of the ceremony. Very moving and worth seeing. They retire the current flag being flown there and replace it with a bright, new, red, white and blue one.

June 15, 2020

Sudden torrential rain storm got us soaked, but the volunteers never wavered! We have the BEST volunteers!

June 10, 2020

This Saturday is Flag Retirement Day. Flag Retirement is the term used to define the proper, dignified way of destroying United States flags that are no longer fit to serve the nation. If you have an old flag that needs to be properly retired, please bring it to KNIB this Saturday and we will take care of it properly.

June 9, 2020

We have adapted! We are hosting an Earth Day 50 Virtual Ball. We know those who support us will be happy to know we revamped our event. For a $20 donation, you can register for the event that will give you the link for this creative video that was made. Aaron Wilson, WIFR is our MC and Doug Scott is our Keynote Speaker who will speak on how Earth Day has transformed in the last 50 years. Find out who our amazing award winners are. Go to www.knib.org to sign up!Sponsorships still available!

June 5, 2020

Urgent Need: We are working on opening a 2nd location in Machesney Park and we need a fork lift, a pallet scale and a pallet jack. If you know of someone who can help with that, please call us. Thank you!

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