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2013

Involving kids in recycling

At Papillion Sanitation we make it easy for you to recycle! You don’t have to sort out your recyclable items, just place them into one bin!  If you’re not recycling yet, this is the perfect opportunity to get started! If you’re already recycling, we invite you to get your kids involved too. This will be a fun activity that the…

Renovating or Building

Home improvements such as renovating or building a home can be very stressful projects. Before you make a major decision on renovating or building, make sure you are aware of how long the project may take and what services you may need to complete the task. Have you thought about trash disposal while renovating or building? At Papillion Sanitation, we…

Recycling in the winter

Winter can be a busy time of year, especially with the holidays fast approaching. With plenty to do around the house and the colder temperatures enticing you to stay snuggled up near a cozy fire, it can be difficult to stay motivated about normal household routines such as recycling. The holidays should be a time to gather together with a…

Repurpose and upcycle items | Papillion Sanitation

Upcycling is a popular trend that seems to be taking the online world by storm. Whether you are browsing Facebook, searching Pinterest, or keeping up with your favorite blogs, upcycling seems to be making appearances everywhere! Upcycling is essentially the art of repurposing items that are either old, worn out, or no longer used and turning them into something with…

Green Halloween | Halloween recycling

Stay Green during Halloween Like many of our holidays, Halloween can be a costly and wasteful occasion. Don’t get caught up in all of the hype and take all the eco-friendly opportunities out of it! Here are some tips to make sure you don’t scare Mother Nature this Halloween Halloween Decorations Halloween decorations can be natural with gourds, pumpkins, and…

prevent animals in trash | garbage scavengers

Have you ever put your garbage out to the curb the night before pick-up, safe and sound in the trash bin, and found the next morning garbage strewn all over the yard and sidewalk? You are not alone, as wild animals (and even some brave domestic creatures) are lured in by those wonderful smells coming from your trash bin. What…

Solving the Plastic Code

Have you ever looked at the bottom of your old plastic containers and wondered what the number surrounded by the circle of arrows could possibly mean? The Resin Identification Coding System was developed in 1988 to classify plastics into different recycling categories. Read on to learn not only what these numbers signify, but also what product the container you are…

Recycling Tires: Eco-friendly Recycling Projects

When you drive your automobile, it doesn’t matter if you take exceptional care of your car’s tires by rotating them, keeping them properly inflated and the front end properly aligned – tires will eventually succumb to the pavement and need to be replaced. In order to keep yourself safe on the roads you need to change your tires when the…

Winterizing Your Garden: The Basics

Due to freezing temperatures, frost, and possible snowstorms, winter poses many challenges for any gardener. Plants and gardens are very vulnerable in the winter to death and disease. To protect your garden from winter hazards, you have to winterize your garden. The main reason for winterizing your garden is to protect your plants and soil from the harsh winter elements…

House Full of Clutter: The Best Garage Sale Tips

Do you feel like there isn’t enough space in your home? Is your closet overflowing with clothes you haven’t worn since Huey Lewis topped the charts? Is that garage of yours packed to the max with boxes containing books, hunting gear or Halloween decorations from the year 1998? It is time to do something about it. Having a garage sale…