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Garbage Collection

Peoria Disposal Company (PDC) is the contracted residential waste hauler for the City of Peoria. Trash and yard waste collection is provided weekly for residents within the City limits who reside in single or up to 4-family unit homes. For more information, download PDC’s Waste Collection Guide.

Contact Information:
Peoria Disposal Company
(309) 674-5176 Option 1

Yard Waste Collection

Yard waste collection is offered April 1st through November 30th, on a weekly basis and on the same day as other household garbage collection.

Free “Yard Waste Only” stickers are available at Peoria area Fire Stations, City Hall (419 Fulton Street, Room #111) and the City of Peoria Public Works Operations & Maintenance facility (3505 N. Dries Lane).

Yard waste includes:  grass, leaves, limbs and/or brush ONLY. Do NOT mix yard waste with household waste or animal waste.

Yard waste MUST be set out in one of the following methods:

  • 30-gallon biodegradable paper yard waste bags. 50 lb. weight limit applies.
  • Maximum 32-gallon garbage cans with yard waste sticker attached. 50 lb. weight limit applies.
  • Cut and tied in bundles less than 4-foot long, weighing less than 50 lbs.
  • Use only rope or twine to bundle. Items bundled with plastic or wire are not accepted.


Curbside recycling service is available through Peoria Disposal Company. For more information, call (309) 674-5176 or go to For recycling drop-off locations, visit the Peoria County’s Recycling and Resource Conservation Office web site or call (309) 681-2550.


If an observed holiday falls on a weekday (Monday through Friday), then trash collection will be delayed by one (1) day. The following six (6) holidays are observed by Peoria Disposal Company:  New Year’s Day, Memorial Day, 4th of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas.

Garbage Fee

Garbage collection, yard waste collection and recyclables collection are currently provided to Peoria residential customers through a contract with PDC. To offset a portion of the cost for these services, the City bills a fee of $14.00 per month. Questions concerning this fee can be directed to the City’s Garbage Fee Hotline at (309) 494-8807 Monday thru Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Payments can be made over the phone at (800) 701-4677. Please be sure to have your account number available when calling for payment.

Under the City’s contract with PDC, they are permitted to sell or rent trash carts for refuse and yard waste and to charge a deposit on the cart for participation in the City’s recyclables collection program. For more information on the recycling program or to rent or purchase a cart, contact PDC at (309) 674-5176 or visit their website at

Nuisance Abatements

Call the City of Peoria Code Enforcement Office to report accumulation of garbage or loose junk on someone’s private property.

City of Peoria Code Enforcement
(309) 494-8654
Code Enforcement

Road Kill Removal

To report dead animals in the street or alleys call: (309) 494-8850

PDC will pick up small dead animals on city rights-of-way within 24 hours of notice during business hours, Monday through Friday, 8 AM to 5 PM.

City-County Landfill

Operated by Waste Management, Inc.
Mailing address:
R.R. #2, Cottonwood Road
Edwards, IL 61517

Physical address:
11501 Cottonwood Road
Brimfield, IL 61517

Phone numbers:
309/565-4281 Gatehouse
309/565-0641 Fax
309/565-7938 Compost Facility

Directions from Peoria
Take 74 West. Take the Kickapoo-Edwards exit (#82) to the right. Turn left at the STOP sign. Go 2.2 miles (over railroad tracks); turn right at STOP sign onto Route 8. Go 1 mile; turn left onto Cottonwood Road (at yellow flashing light with signs). Go approximately 1 mile on winding road. After hairpin curve, turn right at the Landfill entrance gate.

A Citizen’s drop-off area is located to the left of the gatehouse, but all vehicles must first pass through the gatehouse entrance.

Operating Hours
Monday through Friday, 7 AM to 4:00 PM
Saturday, 7:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Unaccepted materials
These items are not acceptable for household collection: Freon, grease, motor oil, antifreeze, paint (in liquid form), biohazardous waste, industrial cleaners or solvents, or white goods.

The following are considered “white goods” and are not accepted at the Peoria City/County Landfill:

Computers, washers, dryers, dishwashers, water heaters, heaters, air conditioners, humidifiers, dehumidifiers, tires, paint, propane tanks, fluorescent bulbs, motor oil, mercury-containing products, lead-acid batteries.

Compost Facility
Peoria residents may dispose of yardwaste materials for a nominal fee:

  • $1.25 per bag
  • $15.32 per cubic yard (The average truck bed is approx. 3 cubic yards)

Yardwaste collection is provided free of charge through the City’s hauling contract. For more information, see “Garbage and Recycling Services” webpage.

Dumping Fees
The Peoria City/County Landfill allows residents of Peoria County to dispose of one load of residential refuse per week at no charge. Additional residential loads will be charged $5.

Some items are not accepted under the residential program. These are charged a $20 minimum fee per load.

Proof of residency is required.

The dumping policy for the landfill can be downloaded from the link on the top of the page.

General rules & regulations

Do NOT mix household waste or animal waste with yardwaste.

Do NOT use plastic bags for yardwaste.

Do NOT use plastic or wire for bundling.

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