Area Recycling, Inc. 14379 Illinois Rt. 29 South Pekin, IL 61554 Phone: 309-353-3333 Email:


Business Hours

7:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Accepted Materials


Plastics- 1 (clear beverage containers) and 2 (natural milk jugs and colored detergent and liquid containers)


Pallets / wood recycling

Quick Facts

Do your part and recycle only acceptable items! With your recycling efforts, we were able to divert 40,000 tons of material from the landfill last year! Recycling is important to increase the life of landfills for future generations. Download the following coloring book created by the Women’s Council of the National Waste and Recycling Association to help raise awareness!

Where Does My Garbage Go coloring book

area recycling-01 (2)Area Recycling is proud to operate a recycling collection and drop off facility in Pekin, Illinois. The Area Recycling facility covers 8 acres and includes paper recycling facilities and curbside service facilities for Pekin and many parts of Tazewell County.

Click here to see our Recycling Flyer.

We process all grades of paper and plastics. Area Recycling houses an efficient, high quality baling and sorting system along with a new 5/8” fine paper shredder.

Be sure to check out the video below on our Pekin Recycling Facility!