Learn What’s New with Recycling in 2019

Recycling in Peoria is getting a major overhaul in 2019 based on your feedback. Starting January 7, 2019, recycling will be picked up EVERY OTHER WEEK on your regular collection day. There is no more cart deposit to sign up for recycling. In fact, there is no cost at all. Every Peoria resident gets up to 2 recycling carts. Have you already signed up for your recycling cart or carts? You’re part of the first wave of cart deliveries taking place in mid-December so the only thing you need to do now is check your recycling collection schedule – either A or B. Visit the Recycling Routes Map, enter your address into the area in the upper left, and click the […]

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Peoria Picks Up Conversation Session – Video Replay

For those of you who could not join us at one of last week’s Peoria Picks Up Conversation Sessions, you can catch up on what’s new with the trash, recycling, and yard waste collection program in the video replay below. Scott Reeise, the City of Peoria’s Public Works Director, presented about the new program to share how public feedback impacted the three primary updates being made. Increase Recycling Starting the week of January 7, 2019, recycling will be picked up every other week, on your regular collection day. There is no more cart deposit. Every Peoria household is allowed up to 2 recycling carts at no cost – Sign Up for Recycling. Extend the Yard Waste Season For 2018, yard waste […]

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Residential Yard Waste Collection Ending

The final week of Yard Waste collection will be the week of December 10, 2018 (December 10th – 14th). The yard waste collection program is now extended longer into the year. Residents can now set out yard waste for collection through the week of December 10th. Yard waste will continue to be picked up weekly, on the same day as trash pickup, by Peoria Disposal Company (PDC). Why is the collection period extended? The residents of Peoria asked for it. Residents wanted a longer collection season so it will start earlier and go later into the year. Yard Waste collection will resume the week of March 18th, 2019. A few details about yard waste collection:  Acceptable yard waste includes grass clippings, […]

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Save The Date Conversation Sessions

Save the Date – Conversation Sessions

The City of Peoria would like to invite residents to join them at one of three Peoria Picks Up Conversation Sessions to introduce and answer questions about the updates to the trash, recycling, and yard waste collection program that will go into effect on January 7, 2019. At the beginning of each session, a brief presentation will be given providing an introduction and overview of the changes City of Peoria residents will see in their collection program, followed by residents being able to talk with program experts about their specific situations with the numbers of carts, their collection day, etc. In an effort to allow as many residents as possible to attend, three of these events will be held at […]

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