Kitchen boxes, cardboard, and cardboard tubes

Your kitchen is full of cardboard boxes. Big or small, corrugated or paperboard. Take a quick look around your kitchen. There are pasta boxes, shipping boxes, tissue boxes, so many boxes – and they can all be recycled. Cardboard is a simple and easy item to recycle. There are two main types of boxes – corrugated cardboard and paperboard. Corrugated cardboard is used for mailed packages. Paperboard is used for food and consumer good boxes. Both types are recyclable. So whether it’s a shipping box or one found in your kitchen pantry – all you need to do is remove any plastic film or packaging, flatten it and place it neatly inside your recycling cart (brown PDC cart with orange […]

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Yard Waste Pickup Starts March 15 

The city of Peoria yard waste pickup season kicks off Monday, March 15. Peoria Disposal Company (PDC) will pick up yard waste weekly, on the same day as trash. When to Set Out Yard Waste As with your recycling and trash services, all materials must be set out by 6 a.m. on your collection day and any carts or cans marked ”yard waste only” need to be removed from the curb or alley within 24-hours. How to Set Out Yard Waste Materials including grass clippings, leaves, tree limbs, and brush will be picked up if properly bagged, bundled or marked in a can. Quick Tips: Use plastic or metal garbage cans that are between 40 and 45 gallons in size, marked for “yard waste […]

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