Solid Waste Management

Trash Collection, Recycling, Composting, and Hazardous Waste Disposal

Move Out Tips

Holiday Trash & Recycling Services

The Independence Day holiday will not affect residential and commercial trash and recycling pick-up. Customers who are scheduled for Friday collections will be serviced on Friday, July 3 as usual.

Move Out Tips

Moving Out?

View our Move Out tips and local reuse options. Help keep good, usable items out of the landfill when you move.

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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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