2021 Great American Cleanup – Dumpster Locations

Twenty dumpsters are lined up and ready for the 2021 Great American Cleanup this weekend in Peoria! The dumpsters have been reserved by neighborhood associations, homeowners associations, and community groups throughout the City. 74 to Spring 1120 NE Glendale Avenue Altamont Park 919 W Nowland Avenue Center Bluff 2600 N Bigelow Street Chapel Park One HOA 10604 Strawn Court Creighton Woods 6318 Upland Terrace Dream Center Peoria 714 N Hamilton Boulevard East Bluff United 506 E Illinois Avenue Glen Oak Park 514 E Kansas Street Gooselake 1020 W Romeo B Garrett Street Lynnhurst Bridalwood Drive Moss-Bradley * Orange Street near Thien Tam Temple New Town 1100 W Butler Street Old Towne South 711 S Greenlawn Avenue Randolph-Roanoke * 218 W […]

Read More >

Earth Day Recycling Reminders 

Earth Day is among us, making this spring season the perfect time to reflect on all things earth-friendly, including recycling. Recycling is we can take to improve our environment and our economy simultaneously. Recycling conserves natural resources, which is critical in our growing population and our culture. It’s essential as the U.S. generates more waste than any other country in the world. Right now, United States (U.S.) recycling levels are around 21%, according to a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and Yale University study. That means there’s nearly 80% room for growth, and we can change our behaviors today to help close the gap. Ready to get started with recycling in the city of Peoria? Follow the three “R’s” to get things going. First, request a cart, second, review the recycling calendars and then third […]

Read More >

2021 Tireless Project Brings No-Cost, Monthly Tire Collection to Peoria Residents

The Tireless Project will launch its seasonal collection of unwanted tires on the day of the Great American Cleanup, Saturday, April 24. The collection site is located at JIMAX, 2000 W. Clark St. The event is only open to city of Peoria residents. The hours of collection are 9-11 a.m. but may end earlier if the trailer reaches its capacity of 1,000 tires. Please note the following restrictions to the drop-off: The first 10 tires are collected at no cost to the customer. Every additional tire is $1 per 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, property tax statement. Businesses are […]

Read More >

Recycling Kitchen Plastics

Plastic bottles, containers, and jugs are found throughout the kitchen, from bottled mixed nuts to pasta sauce and ground coffee. Plastic is a common way for companies to package products safely. But what happens after those containers get home and get emptied? With single-stream recycling in the city of Peoria, you can toss most of your used plastics into your recycling cart (brown cart with orange lid). Recycling plastic is simple and easy. Give the plastic bottles, containers, and jugs a quick rinse before placing them loosely inside your cart. Then poof! Your old container or bottle will get recycled and remade into something new. Helpful Tips Once the container is empty, rinse it out to get any leftover food, […]

Read More >