- What can and can’t I recycle?
The City of Peoria offers single-stream recycling, which means there’s no need to sort materials. All acceptable materials can be put directly into your recycling cart, simply make sure they are empty and rinsed out.
- How do I get Started?
Call GFL Environment at 309-688-0760 or click Sign Up for Recycling to request your 95-gallon single stream recycling cart with wheels and a lid, with no deposit required. To take advantage of the recycling collection, you must use the provided cart and please remember it is the property of GFL Environment.
If you have too much recycling for your cart on a regular basis, you may request an additional 95-gallon cart at no cost.
- Need to look up your collection schedule and day?
Visit the Collection Schedule Map and enter your address. Route Day will let you know what day of the week to set out the recycling cart.
With every other week recycling, there are two schedules. Recycle Week lets you know if you are Schedule A or Schedule B. You can download a printable schedule here
- Where do I put my cart and when will my trash be picked up?
On your collection day, set the recycling cart at the curb or alley, wherever your trash cart is picked up.
Carts need to be set out before 6 am on your collection day. It may be put out as early as 3 pm the previous day. Be sure the cart is not blocked by cars, snow or mailboxes and is at least three feet away from other carts.
After pickup, move the recycling cart from the curb or alley within 24 hours. It needs to be placed in your garage or alongside your house or garage, it cannot be in front or back of your house.
- Missed your pickup?
Fill out a missed pickup report.
- How do I use my new recycling cart?
Ensure your cart lid is closed and that your recycling cart is positioned three feet away from your trash cart.
Place your cart so the front is facing outward along the edge of the curb or alley.
Do not put needles, hazardous waste, yard waste or electronic waste inside your recycling cart.