Recyclable Items

We are pleased to offer City of Perryville residents the option of curbside pickup. To register, please call the Perry County Recycling Center at 547-5006 to purchase your recycling tote for $10 each (limit 2 totes per residence). This service is offered as a joint venture between the City of Perryville and the Perry County Recycling Center.
  • Rinse and remove all lids on all containers.
  • Do not bag items, except shredded paper and broken glass.
  • When bagging broken glass, clearly mark "Broken Glass"

Recycling Pickup


  • Ward 1: Tuesday
  • Ward 2: Wednesday
  • Ward 3: Thursday
Have your containers at the curb by 7:00 a.m. on your scheduled day of pickup.

Items Accepted


  • Dry newspapers & magazines
  • Corrugated cardboard & pasteboard (cereal boxes, etc)
  • No. 1 & 2 plastics (milk jugs, water bottles, etc)
  • Aluminum
  • Office paper
  • Shredded paper (bagged)
  • Steel cans (food cans) do not remove labels
  • Clear & colored glass (clean glass only)
  • E-Waste
  • Batteries

Unacceptable Items


  • Used motor oil Transmission fluid Used diesel fuel
  • Hydraulic fluid Used vegetable oil

Contact the Recycling Center if


  • Your container becomes missing or you no longer wish to participate with the recycling program. Residents are charged $10 for each contained not returned.
  • You move to a new address within the City
  • You would like to sign up for curbside recycling.