This program is held annually with pick-up on the resident's regular garbage day. This year it was the week of June 3 - 7, 2013. There is only one pick up per year. The pick-up in 2014 will most likely be scheduled for the first part of June. Information regarding the date will be placed here and on our Facebook page when Council approves it early 2014.
One (1) appliance per household. Non-Freon appliances accepted at no charge at the City Transfer Station. There is a charge for appliances with Freon.
The following items are NOT acceptable:
Tires, batteries, oil, cleaning liquids, any liquid materials, wet paint, yard waste, concrete, automotive parts, nothing with oil or gas in it – mowers, trimmers, propane tanks, etc., all loose items must be contained (dry wall, etc.)
There is no limit on the number of acceptable household refuse items during Clean-up Days.
Clean-up Day will be advertised on the radio, in the newspaper and on this Web Site.
Many items may be taken to the Transfer Station (formerly known as the Landfill). Call 309-734-2515 if you have questions about what will be accepted.
As of January 1st, 2012, no electronics may be landfilled. These items may be recycled for FREE at the City Transfer Station (formerly the landfill). The list of banned items include: computers and all connecting devices (printers, external hard drives, etc.), routers and all cords. Also accepted in the program are all electronic devices with or without a cord (radios, clocks, video consoles, cable boxes, cordless tools, etc.). TVs and computer monitors may be taken to the Transfer Station with no cost to you. Residential recycling of electronics is free. There will be a cost for business electronics (trade waste).
Transfer Station hours are: Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., compost and yard waste hours are 8:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday hours are 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Free disposal of (recycling) of anything made of metal, including non-Freon appliances, bicycles, grills, folding chairs, etc.