Week of January 25:  TRASH COLLECTION is running approximately 1.5 days behind schedule.  If your collection day has passed and we have not serviced your street, leave your carts out.  We are running extra trucks and will be there as soon as it is safe to do so.

RECYCLING is suspended this week except for the following areas:  City of Bellevue, Offutt/Rising View, City of Ralston, Village of Murray, and City of Louisville.  Overflow recycling may be set out on your next scheduled collection day or taken to a drop off location We apologize for any inconvenience and will resume normal collection schedules as soon as its safe for our drivers to do so.

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…