April 20, 2016, 2:00 p.m. CDT
Contact Jason Hogue, Peru State College Marketing and Communications, 402.872.2429

Peru, Nebraska- Peru State College and the City of Peru are partnering together for the citywide cleanup 2016.  The event begins Friday, April 29 at 9 a.m.

Anyone interested in volunteering to plant flowers, work with collection teams, etc. should meet at Peru City Hall at 9 a.m. Coffee, juice and goodies will be made available for all volunteers!

Anyone that has items for the town cleanup should leave them on the curb by 9 a.m. Friday, April 29.  Trucks will be by to pick up your items after 9 a.m.

If you need help moving an item, please contact Cindy Moran at the Peru City Hall.  Volunteers will be assigned to assist you.

This is a perfect opportunity to comply with city ordinance and get rid of trash, furniture on porches and other unused items.

Items picked up include:

Bagged garbage
Computers (not monitors)
Circuit boards
CD/DVD Players
CD/DVD drives
Fax machines
Snow blowers
Garden tillers
Swing sets
Metal/scrap iron

TVs or computer monitors must be brought to Peru City Hall on April 28 for environmentally safe disposal.

Items NOT taken include:

Propane Tanks
Used Oil

For more information, contact Cindy Moran at (402) 872-6685.


For more information, visit or call 1-800-742-4412.

About Peru State College: Nestled in the historic hills of the Missouri River, the “Campus of a Thousand Oaks" is Nebraska’s oldest college and will celebrate its sesquicentennial anniversary in 2017.  Peru State College’s constant commitment to academic excellence has resulted in a unique and innovative mix of online, traditional, undergraduate and graduate programs.  Similarly, the college's ongoing student engagement promotes inquiry, discovery and innovation on-campus and across the region.  Peru State College is committed to being a good steward of education, students, the region and Nebraska for another 150 years.