Yes, Peoria Picks Up Recycling

Some Peoria Residents Will See Recycling Changes Starting April 1

March 29, 2019

Following a City Council Policy Session vote on March 5, recycling pick up is changing for some Peoria residents as of April 1, 2019. Residents in the highlighted part of the map (shown on the right) will have recycling picked up once a month from April to June 2019.  This is for all residents in the highlighted area regardless if you have alley or curbside pick up. Read the list below to learn where to set the recycling cart. At the end of the 90-day period, the Peoria City Council will re-evaluate the once per month recycling program. Note: If you are outside of this area, your recycling pick up will continue to be every other week with no changes. […]

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Yard Waste Pickup Starts Next Week

March 12, 2019

The City of Peoria’s yard waste pickup season kicks off next week on Monday, March 18, 2019.  PDC will pick up yard waste weekly, on the same day as trash. Yard waste materials include grass clippings, leaves, tree limbs, and brush and must be set out for collection in one of the following options. Use plastic or metal garbage cans that are between 40 and 45 gallons in size, with two handles, and a tight-fitting lid. Use wheeled carts that are either 65 or 95-gallon size.  Residents are encouraged to not use the City of Peoria trash carts for yard waste. The limbs and branches cause harm on the carts and reduce the life of the City’s carts. Paper yard […]

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Cart Audit Followup

Cart Audit Follow Up – Some Residents Will Receive Postcard in Mail

February 21, 2019

Back in October 2018, you may remember the City of Peoria conducted a trash cart audit.  At the end of three attempts made at each household, we were able to locate City-owned trash carts at approximately 34,000 households.  Thank you to everyone that left their trash cart out for it to get tagged! Even with the three attempts made at each household, there are still approximately 6,000 carts unaccounted for which could have happened for a number of reasons – trash carts were not set out when the audit team passed, could be a vacant lot, resident chose not to participate, resident was on vacation, etc. The City of Peoria trash carts are an asset to the City and have […]

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Yard Waste, Trash, Recycling, and More

February 19, 2019

It has been a long winter but spring is almost here. Which means yard waste season will be starting soon. Check out the video below to see the change that happens to yard waste starting in 2019. Setting the Trash and Recycling Carts Out Trash and recycling carts need to be set out by 6:00 a.m. on your pickup day. And can be set out as early as 3:00 p.m. the day before. Please be sure it is not blocked by cars, mailboxes, and especially this time of year – snow piles. The trucks need to be able to easily get to the cart to avoid a missed pickup. A few other tips: Make sure cart lids can be closed. […]

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PDC Cancels City of Peoria Service for Wednesday, January 30

January 28, 2019

Due to the forecasted record low temperatures, PDC is canceling residential garbage collection in the City of Peoria on Wednesday, January 30, 2019.  The trash and recycling routes are being suspended as a safety precaution for drivers.  The forecasted temperature is –25 degrees on Wednesday morning. PDC will resume operations on Thursday, January 31 and run the rest of the week on a holiday schedule. Wednesday customers will be picked up Thursday, January 30 Thursday customers will be serviced Friday, February 1 Friday customers on Saturday, February 2 The regular pickup schedule for Peoria households resumes next week.  Please direct any questions to PDC at 309-674-5176.

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Message from PDC: Garbage Collection

January 23, 2019

PDC is canceling trash and recycling collection for the City of Peoria for today, Wednesday, January 23, 2019, because of the icy secondary roads.  The collection will be one day late for Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday customers. Wednesday collection will be Thursday. Thursday collection will be Friday. Friday collection will be Saturday. For questions, please contact PDC at 309-674-5176.

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Yes, Peoria Picks Up Recycling

Download Your Recycling Schedule

January 21, 2019

Download your Schedule A or Schedule B Recycling Pickup calendars so you always know when to set out the recycling cart.  If you need to double check which recycling schedule you are, visit the 2019 Collection Schedule Map. Click to download Schedule A PDF. Click to download Schedule B PDF.  

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New 2019 Collection Day Starts and Schedule A Recycling Starts

January 7, 2019

Ever since we launched PeoriaPicksUp.com, we’ve been waiting for this date! The new collection routes officially go into effect today and recycling starts for those of you on Schedule A. If you haven’t checked your 2019 collection day yet, click the 2019 Collection Schedule Map on Recycling.  That map shows your collection day and recycling schedule. Schedule A Recycling Recycling carts are to be set out the same as trash carts have been – as early as 3:00 p.m. on the day before collection but at least by 6:00 a.m. on your collection day. Set your cart out at the curb/alley at least three feet from your trash cart and any other obstacles (mailboxes, cars, etc.). Place all clean and […]

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City of Peoria’s New Trash and Recycling Program Starts Next Week

January 3, 2019

Do you know your new trash pickup day and recycling schedule yet? The City of Peoria’s trash and recycling collection program officially starts next week on Monday, January 7, 2019.  Based on feedback from residents, updates have been made to the trash and recycling programs.  Overall, the biggest updates to the program are that many residents will have a new pickup day and recycling will now be picked up every other week, on the same day as your trash pickup.  City of Peoria residents should have received a postcard last month listing their new pickup day. Two-thirds of the residents in the City of Peoria will have new collection days starting January 7, 2019.  Trash pickup will still be weekly […]

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Christmas Tree Collection

Christmas Trees Collection 2018

December 26, 2018

Collection of real Christmas trees is provided to City of Peoria residents as part of normal trash collection service with no request required for special pickup.  Residents can place Christmas trees next to the trash cart on their regular collection day by 6:00 a.m. All lights and ornaments need to be removed as a safety precaution and residents are encouraged to bag their tree.  If the tree is oversized, cut the tree in half. Christmas trees are not considered landscape waste so it will go into the landfill.  Environmentally-conscious residents need to make other arrangements to dispose of or recycle their trees. For more information, call Peoria Disposal Company (PDC) at (309) 674-5176, extension 1.

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