Residential Yard Waste Collection Ending 

Yard waste collection will end the week of December 7. The City’s trash hauler, Peoria Disposal Company (PDC) will continue to pick up  yard waste now through the end of that week. Yard waste collection is the same day as your scheduled trash pickup.  A few do’s and don’ts with yard waste collection:  Acceptable yard waste includes grass clippings, tree limbs and/or branches  Personal containers must be marked “Yard Waste Only” and should have two handles, a tight-fitting lid and not exceed 45 gallons in size When filled, compostable bags should be able to support the weight of the material inside, whether it’s wet or dry (30-pound maximum)  Place your yard waste container no less than three feet away from […]

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Tireless Project Hosts Final Tire Collection of 2020

The Tireless Project will hold the final tire collection of the year on Saturday, October 31 from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. The collection site is located at JIMAX, 2000 West Clark Street in Peoria and is only open to city of Peoria residents. Read and Review the Following Restrictions: The first 10 tires are collected at no cost to Peoria residents Residents will be charged $1 for each additional tire The Tireless Project is limited to city of Peoria residents Customers must have proof of residency in the form of a driver’s license, state ID or property tax statement Businesses are prohibited from participating No tires with rims will be accepted Only passenger and truck tires 17″ or less […]

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Bulky Item, Next to Trash Can

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 alley for collection, wherever […]

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