Recycling Drop Off Locations

Due to the significant financial impact from multiple revenue sources that the City is experiencing as a result of the COVID-19 emergency, East Peoria’s curbside recycling program is suspended from May 1, 2020 through April 30, 2021.

Residents who want to recycle while East Peoria’s recycling program is temporarily suspended can take their materials to the free recycling drop offs at Area Recycling, Inc.and Midwest Fiber Recycling.

  1. Area Recycling, Inc.
  2. Midwest Fiber Recycling

Description of items accepted at Area Recycing Inc


14379 Illinois Route 29

Open 24-hours daily


Accepted Items

  • Aluminum and steel cans
  • Paper and cardboard
  • Plastics with recycling code #1 and #2
  • Glass, which should be kept separate from the other recyclable items
  • Shredded paper (must be in a clear plastic bag or brown paper bag

Lids should be left on containers such as milk jugs and plastic and glass bottles so the lids can be sorted correctly.

Download the Area Recycling Inc. informational sheet (PDF).

More Information

Questions can be directed to Area Recycling at 309-353-3333, via email at or on their Facebook page.