Solid Waste Management

Trash Collection, Recycling, Composting, and Hazardous Waste Disposal

Public Works Appreciation Week

National Public Works Week

May 17-23, 2015

The Solid Waste Division would like to recognize their hardworking staff for the work they do each week to provide essential services to our community. We will celebrate this week with an appreciation lunch!

Yard Waste Collection

No Yard Waste Collection on Monday, May 25

There will be no yard waste collection on Monday, May 25 due to the Memorial Day holiday. Yard waste collection will resume on Monday, June 1. Trash and recycling collections will not be affected.

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Recycling Tips Video

Recycling Tips Video

Watch our Recycling Tips video that highlights items than can and cannot go in your blue recycling cart. As well as what to do with the items not accepted.

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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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Compost Facility Saturday Services

Compost Facility Saturday Services

Saturdays ONLY from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Public can drop off brush ($5 per truckload) and purchase compost and woodchips ($10 per truckload, self-load only).

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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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