Residential Recycling

Recycling services are provided for most areas we service. Included in our recycling is one 96 gallon bin, picked up every other week. Our recycling requires no separation of items.

Find a drop box location nearest you: FirstStar has 4 locations in the metro area

locations

Northwest Parking Lot
75th and Corby Streets,
Omaha, NE
Open Daily 7am to 7pm

Northeast International Paper Co.,
7202 N 16th Street,
Omaha, NE
Open Daily 7am to 7pm

Southwest Firstar Fiber,
10330 I Street,
Omaha, NE
Open Daily 7 am to 7pm

Southeast River City Recycling,
6404 S 60th Street, Omaha, NE
Monday – Friday: 8AM – 4:30PM, year ’round.
Saturday: 8AM – 4:30PM, Spring, Summer, Fall
Saturday: 8AM – Noon, Winter

Haworth Park
2502 Payne Drive,
Bellevue, NE 68005

Alternating Week Recycling Collection

We encourage all residents to participate in our every-other-week-expanded recycling program. Collecting the recycling every other week equals less wear and tear on your streets and lessens the carbon footprint, which in return is much better for the environment. The more you recycle the more you benefit YOUR community. Place the following items directly into your bin. Please do not place in separate bags.

The schedule of your pickup is sent when your container is delivered. You will be assigned either a Red week or a Blue week. If you are not certain what your week is, please contact our office for assistance.

Orange Hefty Energy Bags

What are the Orange Hefty Energy Bags?

Hefty Energy Bag is a unique program designed to convert previously non-recycled plastics into energy.  Plastics collected through the program will be sorted at a local recycling facility and converted into energy used in cement production.

What items can be placed in the Orange Hefty Energy Bags?

Juice pouches, snack bags, microwavable pouches, cake mix liners, cereal box liners, laundry pouches, potato chip bags, frozen vegetable and fruit bags, squeezable pouches, form “to-go” boxes, foam cups, salad bags, plastic cups, plates, bowls and serving ware, dog and cat food bags, candy wrappers, pudding cups, straws and stirrers, and all other non-recycled bags.

Where can I buy the Orange Hefty Energy Bags?

You can now purchase these bags through Papillion Sanitation.  Each roll comes with 20 bags and each roll is $10.00.  We will even deliver them to you on your trash day.  If you need some of these energy bags, please call our customer service at 402-346-7800 and your customer service representative will help you.

Get Rewards for Recycling with RecycleBank

Papillion Sanitation has partnered with RecycleBank to reward households for recycling. We’re excited to offer this completely recharged and reinvented way to recycle. What makes this program unique is that you and your family will earn points with RecycleBank based on the amount of materials the community recycles. Best of all—there’s no more sorting required!

The amount a household recycles is converted to RecycleBank Points that are deposited into that household’s RecycleBank account online each time there is a pickup. A recycling truck identifies the correct home and account by a unique ID tag placed on a home’s recycling cart. With the RecycleBank Points deposited into their account, members can use their points to redeem for the rewards of their choice at over 1,500 local and national businesses.

How to Join for RecycleBank

Please contact Customer Service at (402)346-7800.

If you’re not recycling yet, this is the perfect opportunity to get started. If you’re already recycling, we invite you to enjoy all the added benefits of the RecycleBank Rewards program.

2017 updated pick-up schedule:

2017 Recycling Calendar

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