Champaign County Collection Events

Two local collection events of potential interest to Gifford residents this spring are:

  • IEPA-Sponsored One-Day Household Hazardous Waste Collection event on Saturday April 4, 2020 (free to all residents)
  • Residential Electronics Collection (REC) on Saturday May 16, 2020 (free to Gifford residents, as the village made the necessary contribution to support REC events)

For detailed information about these two events, visit the Champaign County Environmental Stewards (CCES) website. The CCES website provides information and necessary links to online registration pages for these and other collection events in Champaign County.

Gifford Little League Registration

Registration for the upcoming Gifford Little League season (baseball and softball) will be Saturday, February 15, 2020 from 10am-Noon at the Gifford Grade School in the gym lobby.

Please contact Gifford Little League at with your registration questions.

Residential Electronic Collection

Residential Electronic Collection on May 18, 2019

Registration begins April 8, 2019

Register online to bring TVs and Electronics Items to the May 18 Residential Electronics Collection

  • Two Residential Electronics Collection (REC) events will take place at Parkland College this year, on May 18, 2019 and October 12, 2019.
  • Gifford residents are eligible to participate.
  • Residents must advance register online at At this website, residents will select an available 15-minute timeslot during which they plan to arrive at the REC event.

Click here for Residential Electronics Collection Event Details and Registration

Click here for the Resident E-guide (information about year-round options to locally recycle/reuse residential electronics)

Halloween Trick-or-Treat Hours

The hours for trick-or-treating in Gifford are 6-8 p.m. on 10/31.

The Rantoul Press has hours listed for other area communities as well:

Champaign County Residential Electronics Collection

The next Residential Electronics Collection event will be held on Saturday, October 13, 2018 at Parkland College. The online registration is now open! To participate, Gifford residents must register online in advance. To register online and for more event details, visit the online registration:

At the Residential Electronics Collection, there will be a two-TV limit per person. All sizes, types, and models of TV’s will be accepted from residents, including CRT tube TV’s. There is a 10-item total limit. Click here to view the accepted & non-accepted items.