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Do’s and Don’ts for Holiday Recycling

Post Date:12/12/2018 4:00 PM

Before opening gifts and celebrating the holidays, here is a reminder about what you can and can’t recycle. 

For more questions about recycling, contact the Peoria Solid Waste Administrative Office at

Don't Recycle

  •  Styrofoam peanuts, packaging, plates, cups
  • Wrapping paper with dark colors or gold or silver foil
  • Tissue paper
  • Bows and ribbons
  • Paper plates, cups
  • Broken or unwanted toys
  • Ornaments, lights, garland
  • Plastic bags of any kind

Do Recycle

  • Boxes, cardboard, chipboard
  • Wrapping paper rolls, not wrapping paper
  • Junk mail
  • Newspapers, magazines, catalogs
  • All plastic containers
  • Aluminum, empty metal cans
  • Pizza boxes with no food or grease
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