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2014

Green Clean | Non-Toxic Cleaners

Take a look around your home and you will discover there are many household items that can be used to effectively clean your home. Traditional cleaners are beneficial for removing dirt, germs and microscopic organisms; however, these same cleaners we think are helping us are contributing to health issues, landfills, and Volatile Organic Compounds (VOC’s). Using homemade cleaning products throughout…

Reduce Holiday Waste

From Thanksgiving to New Year’s Day, holiday waste increases on average more than 25 percent.  Added food waste, shopping bags, packaging, wrapping paper, bows and ribbons; it all adds up.  And it’s not just trash. The average American spends $800 on gifts over the holiday season. That’s a lot of merchandise, and consequently, a lot of waste.  Read on to find…

Trash Talking; Not That Kind, Trash Crews Stay Safe On The Job

BELLEVUE (KPTM FOX 42)- You can’t necessarily call them trash talkers, but they do know what they are talking about when it comes to trash. They also know what they are talking about when it comes to staying safe in bitterly cold temperatures. Fox 42’s Bill Steckis went on a ride along with a Papillion Sanitation trash crew to see…

Papillion Sanitation partners with Papillion La Vista School District

Papillion Sanitation is proud to join the Corporation BEST program, partnering with the Papillion La Vista School District. Cooperation BEST is a School Business Partnership Program. Through Cooperation BEST businesses and organizations pair with schools or educational programs to assist in preparing students for tomorrow. As a Community Partner, Papillion Sanitation will provide “resources” to all schools in the District….

Papillion Sanitation First Annual Mural Contest

Papillion Sanitation is proud to announce the kick off of our First Annual Mural Contest.  We are looking for the most original and creative design for a colorful mural based upon the theme, What Makes My Community Great. The winning picture will be enlarged and placed on one of our trash trucks that services the Papillion -LaVista community for all…

Upcycling and recycling everyday items

Fall is quickly drawing near.  Did you miss the opportunity to have that garage sale you were thinking about?  Before you give up and start throwing things away, think about how you could use those garage sale items in a different manner.  Here are a few ideas to get you started: Cookie Sheets If your cookie sheets are in a…

Recycling projects for fall

Autumn is a great time of year for recycling projects that reflect the season.  So sip on that pumpkin spice latte, and read on for some fun fall recycling projects! Mason Jars If you have a collection of mason jars and their lids, you have two great resources for fall recycling projects.  Begin with the metal rim that is used…

Eco-friendly Pet Ownership

Composting and recycling are common activities nowadays, but have you ever thought about the impact your furry little friends might have on the environment? By pursuing an eco-friendly lifestyle and pet ownership, you can help ease the carbon paw print left by your pets while contributing to a healthier lifestyle for them. Our Omaha garbage company gives you some ideas…

Want to host a green barbecue this summer? Here are a few helpful suggestions.

Summer is a popular time for barbeques and other outdoor festivities. While you may be tempted to purchase disposable items, keep your barbeque green by following a few simple tips At your get together, set the picnic table with reusable dinnerware.  Have a container set up with hot, soapy water where guests can easily deposit their utensils when finished. That…

Recycling at work – it’s easy!

Did you know on average a person throws away around 5 pounds of waste every day? That is enough energy to light one 100 watt light bulb for up to 20 hours. Now imagine how much waste is thrown away each day in an office or workplace. Recycling in the workplace is a great place to encourage employee involvement while…