Peoria County Honors Recycling Winners

By WEEK Reporter

Peoria County Honors Recycling Winners

August 11, 2011 Updated Aug 11, 2011 at 1:18 PM CDT

Several winners of the 2011 County Recycling and Waste Reduction Awards were named at Thursday night's Peoria County Board meeting.

Among the recipients were Caterpillar, Inc.--Mossville, The Center for Prevention Abuses, Coca-Cola, Farmington Central School District 265, Forest Park Apartments, Muir Omni Graphics, Oak Grove East School, and O'Brien Steel Services.

The recycling program was put into place to honor commercial businesses, schools, and organizations for their recycling initiatives and waste reduction efforts.

The awards have been handed out to deserving companies since 1997.

More information on the awards or specific recycling programs in Peoria County can be obtained by calling the Recycling Department at (309) 681-2550.