Local News Story on Recycling

July 11, 2019:   KETV did a news story on the local recycling situation, including an interview with Papillion Sanitation Division Vice President John Love.  Click on the link below to get the story: https://www.ketv.com/article/youre-going-to-be-paying-more-for-recycling-heres-why/28369456  

Recycling Drop Off Locations

Omaha Area Recycling Drop-Off Locations Northwest Parking Lot 75th and Corby Streets, 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…

Recycling Market Update

US RECYCLING MARKET UPDATE Recycling programs across the country have been in turmoil since China’s 2018 decision to ban most recyclable products and severely tighten restrictions on others.  The loss of this important market for US recyclables has resulted in a glut of recyclables with no place to go.  As a result, processors are raising fees and cracking down on…

How to Dispose of Your Natural Christmas Tree

Christmas trees may be disposed of at one of the many recycling collection sites in the metro area. These collection sites are available December 24 – January 8.  Trees will be recycled as mulch, so please remove: Nails Wires Ornaments Tree stand Plastic bags Lights The tree recycling collection sites do not accept wreaths or evergreen roping. Christmas Tree Collection…

Our Top Six Back to School Safety Tips

At Papillion Sanitation, safety is always our #1 priority, and with the new school year just around the corner, we hope you will join us in making sure kids are safe on their way to and from school. Here are some tips to share with your kids to help them safely navigate the streets: Cross at the Crosswalk. It’s never safe to…

Tree Debris Disposal

Downed branches and limbs from the June 16, 2017 storm may be disposed of at the following locations: Bellevue:  You can drop off tree debris on Cedar Island or Rose Lane through 8:00 pm on Monday. Starting on Tuesday, you can drop off tree debris at Hayworth Park North of softball park. Also Tuesday, curbside pickup for tree limbs no longer than…

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…


Cass County Youth Environmental Fair

On Wednesday, September, 28th, Papillion Sanitation participated in the Keep Cass County Beautiful Environmental Fair at the Cass County Fairgrounds in Weeping Water. We taught 5th Graders about trash disposal and landfill safety.        

School and Garbage Truck Safety

With school back in the swing of things, keeping kids safe is everybody’s responsibility, especially on our roadways, driveways and parking lots. Papillion Sanitation is focused on safety. Here are some helpful kid-friendly tips to make sure we all get where we’re going, safely and on time: Cross at the Crosswalk Kids, it’s never safe to cross in the middle…