Yes, Peoria Picks Up Recycling

Recycling Plastic Containers – Easy as A, B, C

Plastic containers are some of the most common items we find in our home and luckily, a lot go into your recycling cart and made into something new. Check back to last month’s Yes, Peoria Picks Up! Plastics for the details on the type of plastics you can recycle and the details. And keep reading below to learn the A, B, C’s you need to know about plastics in your recycling cart. A – Always Empty, Rinse, and Dry With plastics, we follow the same process as cans. Once the container is empty, rinse it out to get any leftover food, liquid, or residue out (no need to remove labels). Let the plastic dry. If it has a cap, put […]

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Yes, Peoria Picks Up Recycling

Yes, Peoria Picks Up! Plastics

Plastic containers are in pretty much every room of your home.  We often think of it mainly in the kitchen but you’ll also find it in the garage, bathroom, laundry room, office, etc.  Like other materials mentioned in Yes, Peoria Picks Up! Cans and Yes, Peoria Picks Up! Paper, you can also add most of the plastics in our homes to your recycling cart. What types of plastics are recyclable? Here in Peoria, PDC accepts plastics #1-5, and 7.  Below is a list of some of the most common items you’ll find with those numbers. Milk jugs Soda and pop bottles Some water bottles Laundry detergent containers Shampoo, conditioner, bubble bath and body wash bottles Mouthwash bottles Food containers Salad […]

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