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Keep Northern Illinois Beautiful
Keep Northern Illinois Beautiful

Keep Northern Illinois Beautiful


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02:00 PM - 05:00 PM




09:00 AM - 12:00 PM



4665 Hydraulic Rd,

Rockford, IL


(815) 637-1343


The Machesney Park location at

8409 N. 2nd Street, Machesney Park. (The old Behr Iron & Metal)

has hours on Wednesdays from 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm and Saturday mornings from 9:00 am - Noon.

The Rockford location at

4665 Hydraulic Road, Rockford

has hours on Tuesdays from 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm and Saturday mornings from 9:00 am - Noon.  This is also the Main Office.

Drop offs only available during these times. Call for more information.

Serving the Northern Illinois Stateline since 1988, we provide environmental education to youth and adults and organize events to promote waste reduction, recycling, litter prevention and beautification.

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Recent Posts

We are gearing up for Mud Volleyball 2021! Teams from all over compete for the bragging rights of being the Mud Winners. Be a part of something BIG! Register a team. Sponsor. Volunteer. knib.org.

Thursday, July 8, 2021

Our Medication Collection was very successful! It was a great collaborative effort from everyone involved at each of the 4 locations. Thank you to all who participated!+9

Wednesday, June 23, 2021


Monday, June 21, 2021

FRIENDS:Keep Northern IL Beautiful is in need of volunteers for Mud Volleyball. This is our biggest fundraiser to date. The event is Saturday, August 7. All volunteer jobs are fairly easy and offer shifts to choose from. The jobs start as early as 6:30 am to park cars, checking in players during the morning as they arrive, trash pick up while riding a gator, set-up, tear down and a few jobs in between. The event should end around 6 pm.Free t-shirts for volunteers too! Go to knib.org and click on I Want To Volunteer or call Roxanne at 815-637-1343.Please share! Bring friends!KEEP NORTHERN ILLINOIS BEAUTIFULFundraiserRockford · VolunteerApply Now

Monday, June 21, 2021


Thursday, June 17, 2021

Giving out the last Earth Day Award to Behr Iron & Metals - An Alter Company. Thank you for ALL that you do!!

Friday, June 11, 2021

CALLING ALL VOLUNTEERS! We have a huge need for volunteers for Mud Volleyball on August 7 at Riverside Park, 100 River St, Roscoe. Multiple shifts available starting at 6:30am. Free volunteer t-shirt included! Music all day provided by Power 106. Come join the fun and help out a good cause at the same time! Call 815-637-1343 * knib.org * mudvolleyballknib.orgKEEP NORTHERN ILLINOIS BEAUTIFULMud Volleyball VolunteerRockford · VolunteerApply Now

Thursday, June 10, 2021

Just a reminder that this Saturday , June 12, is our Medication Collection! Drop off your meds whether prescription or not, including pet meds and mercury thermometers at one of 4 locations. (We can't accept meds at either KNIB location.) Go to KNIB.org to find a location near you! Sorry no sharps.

Tuesday, June 8, 2021

KNIB at Klehm Garden Fair. Beautiful weather, lot of great plants. Come visit us!

Saturday, June 5, 2021

More awards presented from our Earth Day Art Auction Event. Many, many thanks to Aaron Wilson from WIFR for always generating his time to be our emcee and to Fred Hadley for continuing to be a longtime volunteer for KNIB. We appreciate you so much!!

Thursday, June 3, 2021