Garbage, Recycling and Yard Waste Rules
CURBSIDE COLLECTION GUIDE
Items Accepted: Kitchen waste, paper products, non-recyclable packaging, mixed paper and other odds and ends. All waste must be contained in provided cart. Items not accepted: are loose trash, dirt,
stone, rocks, hazardous materials, liquids, yard waste mixed with garbage, large auto and truck parts, tires, televisions, computers and other electronics, kitchen and laundry supplies, paint, engine and
Contact Republic Services at 815-434-2035 for more information.
BULK ITEM PICK UP
Republic Services will pick up one bulk item per week. Bulk item consists of a piece of furniture, mattress, carpeting (cut into 2ft lengths and tied). Mattresses and boxsprings need to be wrapped in plastic
due to heath concerns. Special arrangements must be made for over dimensional or overweight items. Contact Republic Services at 815-434-2035 for more information. Electronics and white goods/appliances are not accepted.
If Republic Services inadvertently missed your collection, please call 815-434-2035. They will do everything possible to get your waste collected within 24 hours of your telephone call.
WHAT IS ACCEPTED INSIDE YOUR RECYCLING CONTAINER:
NEWSPAPER/MIXED PAPER-Anything that comes in the newspaper. Magazines/telephone books/catalogs/junk mail/envelopes. Brown paper grocery bags. Typing, computer printout paper, note paper. Frozen food trays and boxes. Chipboard, i.e. cereal boxes (liner removed). Gift boxes, small boxes (unwaxed), paper tubes. Corrugated boxes. (Please remove packing peanuts and all plastic materials from shipping boxes) Wet strength carrier stock. Office paper, school paper, annual reports. MLS books, NCR forms (Please remove plastic covers and steel binders from all office paper/files)
ALUMINUM CANS-Please rinse, and if possible, flatten aluminum foil and pie plates
TIN/STEEL and BI-METAL CANS-Cookie tins or other decorative food tins. Empty aerosol cans. Please remove labels. Please rinse, and if possible, flatten.
GLASS BOTTLES AND JARS-Clear, brown, green and blue. Please rinse. You do not need to remove labels.
PLASTICS-1 PET 2 HDPE 3 PVCV 4 LPDE 5 PP and 7 OTHER
WHAT IS NOT ACCEPTED INSIDE YOUR RECYCLING CONTAINER:
Plastic Bags, Sheets, Film, Tarps, Motor Oil, Insecticide or Herbicide Containers, Styrofoam Blocks, Packing Peanuts, Expanded Foam and Clear Polystrene (#6 Plastic), Food-covered items, Food Waste, Waxed Paper, Wax Cardboard, Fabrics, Wood, Tissue Paper, Carbon Paper, Hard Cover Books, Paper Towels, Paper Plates, Pots and Pans, Wire, Toys, Greasy Pizza Boxes, Aluninum Siding, Window Glass or Mirrors, Ceramics or Pyrex Dishes, Light Bulbs
RECYCLING PICK-UP SCHEDULE Week Of:
Monday, January 7, 2019, Monday, January 21, 2019, Monday, February 4, 2019, Monday, February 18, 2019, Monday, March 4, 2019, Monday, March 18, Monday, April 1, 2019, Monday, April 15, 2019, Monday, April 29, Monday, May 13, 2019, Tuesday, May 28, 2019, Monday, June 10, 2019, Monday, June 24, 2019, Monday, July 8, 2019, Monday, July 22, 2019, Monday, August 5, 2019, Monday, August 19, 2019, Tuesday, September 3, 2019, Monday, September 16, 2019, Monday, September 30, 2019, Monday, October 14, 2019, Monday, October 28, 2019, Tuesday, November 12, 2019, Monday, November 25, 2019, Monday, December 9, 2019 and Monday, December 23, 2019
If you have any questions, please call the Clerk’s Office at 815-223-0061 or Republic Services at 815-434-2035.
PLEASE DO NOT PARK VEHICLES IN FRONT OF CARTS
REPUBLIC SERVICES HOLIDAY SCHEDULE
There will be no curbside garbage pick-up on New Year’s Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving or Christmas Day.
When your pick up falls on or after one of these holidays, your pick up will be one day late during that week.
Items Accepted: Leaves, grass, brush, vines, twigs. Items must be placed in a yard waste bag and have a City of Peru sticker attached to the bag. Stickers are available for purchase at the clerk’s office or
participating merchants for $1.50. Yard waste bags are picked up on Friday's only (April through November). Please have yard waste bags out by 6:00 a.m.
CURB LEAF COLLECTION SCHEDULE
Leaves are to be raked to the curb, but NOT IN the street. Leaves in the Street restrict the water flow to sewers and cause street flooding. Do not rake twigs, brush, branches or grass clippings in with leaves.
Do not bag leaves or put in cans.
(Schedule will be announced via media and website)
Monday: 4th St. N. to the West side of Calhoun St. to West End City limits.
Tuesday: 4th St. N from the East side of Peoria St. to Rt. 251
Wednesday: East side of Calhoun St. to West side of Peoria St.
Thursday: West side of Pulaski St. to Rt. 251 & 4th S. from the East side of Peoria St. to Rt. 251
Friday: East side of Pulaski St. to East End City Limits & 4th St. S. from West side of Calhoun St. to the West End City Limits
PLEASE DO NOT PARK VEHICLES IN FRONT OF LEAVES
Items Accepted: Tree limbs (no more than 4 feet in length and 6 inches in diameter); bush trimmings. Cost is $20.00 for each 15 minutes the chipper is at your residence. Pile brush at your curb and call
815-223-2962 to schedule service.