Chipper Service will begin Monday, April 1st. Residents are to call the Public Services Department at 815-223-2962 for an appointment. Cost is $20.00 for each 15 minutes the chipper is at your residence. Items accepted are tree limbs no longer than 4ft in length and 6” in diameter and bush trimmings. NO ROOTS, ROCKS OR DIRT.
Brush needs to be piled at the curb.
Beginning April 1, 2019, curbside yard waste collection will no longer be collected each week on Monday. Yard waste collection has been moved to Friday. The first scheduled yard waste pick-up will be Friday, April 5th and each Friday thereafter.
Please remember that yard waste should be placed at the curb prior to 6:00 a.m. on Friday. Yard waste should be placed in 30-gallon biodegradable paper bag and have a City of Peru sticker affixed to each bag. Yard waste such as branches and brush should be cut into 4ft. lengths and tied together with string or twine in bundles not exceeding 50lbs. If you have any questions regarding yard waste collection, please contact Republic Services at 815-434-2035.
Appliance clean –up will be the week of April 22-26, 2019 on your regular scheduled garbage day. Large appliances consist of water heater, washer, dryer, stove, refrigerator, dishwasher, microwaves and dehumidifiers