Solid Waste Management

Trash Collection, Recycling, Composting, and Hazardous Waste Disposal

Compost & Woodchip Sale Event

Compost & Woodchip Sale Event - Saturday, April 18

City-loading compost and woodchips, from 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m., $10 per bucket load, CASH only.

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Recycle On The Go

Recycle On The Go

Recycle On The Go now in Downtown Lawrence! Learn more about the new pilot program for pedestrian single-stream recycling.

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Electronic Recycling Event

Electronic Recycling Event - Saturday, May 2

Recycle obsolete electronics from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm at the KU Park & Ride East Parking Lot.

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Saturday Brush Drop-off

Brush Drop-off

Saturdays ONLY from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Cost: $5 per pickup truck load (more for larger trucks).

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Curb It With Blue

Single Stream Curbside Recycling

Curbside recycling collection for Lawrence residents is here and super easy! No sorting or bagging. All recyclables go in the blue cart.

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Collection Notifications by Text or Email

Do you ever have a hard time remembering when you need to set out your trash, recycling or yard waste cart? Sign up to receive text or e-mail alerts for your solid waste services.

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new trash collection routes

Residential Trash and Recycling Collection Schedule

NEW! Find your collection days on our interactive map.

On October 21st, residential curbside recycling collection routes began. Recycling is collected Tuesday through Friday on an every-other-week basis. For more information on recyclable materials accepted, set-out guidelines, where to recycle materials not accepted curbside, and more, click here.

To view a larger printable map click here (PDF).



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