Yes, Peoria Picks Up Recycling

Yes, Peoria Picks Up! Paper

From our mail to the boxes that hold our food, the paper and cardboard category is one of the most common recyclable items that we use every day. It is estimated that the average American uses 650 pounds of paper each year. And luckily, most of that is recyclable right here in Peoria. So what types of paper and cardboard are recyclable? Office paper Newspaper Junk mail Magazines Phone books and catalogs Shoe boxes Cereal and snack boxes Tissue boxes Egg cartons Beverage carriers Paper towel and toilet paper rolls Flattened cardboard Milk and juice cartons Frozen food boxes How should we recycle paper and cardboard? If it has sensitive material on it, use a black marker to mark the […]

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Yes, Peoria Picks Up Trash

Fall Cleaning Guide – Bulky Waste

Like with Spring Cleaning, we know a lot of us also do Fall Cleaning and want to get rid of old and unused items before winter arrives. Did you know items too big for your trash cart can be set out as bulky waste every week on the same day as your trash collection? No extra cost. No scheduled pick up time needed. As you’re doing your Fall Cleaning, if you have materials still in good condition, consider donating them. The Salvation Army, Goodwill Industries of Central Illinois and Habitat for Humanity Restore accept many items for reuse, and some offer the option to schedule a pickup. For damaged, worn, and unusable items, set it out at the curb or […]

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