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2015

Papillion Sanitation’s Employees Volunteer

Papillion Sanitation’s employees volunteer to serve over 300 meals at the Open Door Mission in Omaha, Nebraska. On the second Saturday of every month in 2015, six to ten volunteers will help serve meals at the Mission.  For the month of February, Papillion had a very large group helping with the Mission’s special Valentine’s Day celebration. To learn more about…

Papillion Sanitation’s 2nd Annual Holiday Promise “Bicycles for Kids”

Papillion Sanitation is gearing up for their 2nd Annual “Holiday Promise,” community giving event. This annual event provides new bicycles and helmets to local children who reside in the Rising View community during the holiday season. Rising View is a well-established community with an overall goal to accommodate and serve Offutt Air Force Base military members. Their goal is to…

Freezing food saves time, money and energy

‘Tis the season for family gatherings and large meals. But don’t let food waste become a holiday tradition for you and yours. Here are some tips on how you can reduce food waste and save money while doing it. You’ll be happy to have your favorite foods on hand without having to make a trip to the grocery store! Containers…

How to have an eco-friendly Halloween

Halloween is fast approaching and the decorations are coming out. Halloween decorations and costumes can be fun, but they can also be costly on the wallet and take their toll on the environment as well. Here are a few ways to do Halloween this year in an eco-friendly way and without breaking the bank. Decorations Nature provides so much natural…

Reduce waste by reusing your coffee grounds throughout the home

Everyone loves a cup of coffee in the morning. Or perhaps five cups of coffee. If you haven’t made the switch over the Keurig and aren’t using K-Cups yet, you could end up with a lot of leftover coffee grounds. Here are a few ideas for reusing those grounds instead of throwing them away and making more waste. Use to…

Eco-friendly remodeling projects

Eco-friendly remodeling and green living have become trendy tags tied to home remodeling projects lately. But we should be careful to not dismiss them as simply buzzwords because home projects are a multi-billion dollar industry – about $300 billion annually – and have the potential to needlessly fill our landfills with waste and damage the environment. An eco-friendly remodeling project…

Can I recycle my aerosol can?

Aerosol cans are highly recyclable. The main factor concerning these cans, when it comes to recycling, is whether or not they are empty. Aerosol cans are highly pressurized, and if punctured or over heated, they could explode.  If the aerosol can is empty, you can put it in a recycle bin designated for steel or aluminum. Must an aerosol can…

Recycling Glass Update

Papillion Sanitation will not be accepting any glass in the recycling containers starting August 1, 2015. Recycling glass is unfortunately not very economical or eco-friendly. Mixing glass with the other recycling taints the cardboard and paper that makes up most of the recycling materials. Mixing glass with the other recycling taints the cardboard and paper that makes up most of the…

Aluminum recycling to reduce waste

Aluminum cans make up a large percentage of the over 1.5 million tons of waste that the world generates each year. With the average American consuming approximately 380 cans of soda per year, more than 100 billion cans are being utilized annually in the United States alone.  Throwing your empty soda can into the trash after lunch may not seem…

Reusing old DVD’s

As technology moves forward faster every day, it is difficult to not only keep up, but to decide what to keep.  With the evolution of cloud storage, other computer storage devices are becoming more obsolete by the moment.  Do you happen to have a stack of old DVD’s from computer back ups, or something that has evolved?  Recycle those DVD’s…