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Collection is currently:
updated: September 18, 2017, 11:24
Future Collection Contract
The City is in the process of determining what should be part of the next solid waste colleciton contract. The next collection contractor must be in place and ready to start by January 1, 2021, if not before.
Four Open Houses have already been held to discuss with residents what is being considered
To learn more about the the ideas being considered and to stay up to date with the process, click here.
New Residents - Click here
Best Lawn Care Choices
Changing lawn mowing practices promotes a healthy lawn and reduces the amount of material at your curb for collection.
This lawn care management plan is easy to follow and good for the environment. It is issued by the Douglas/Sarpy Cooperative Extension Service. To get the brochure, just click here.
The Cooperative Extension also has these NebGuides that may be helpful to you in maintaining your lawn and garden.
- NebGuide (G85-751) Thatch Prevention and Control
Leaving grass clippings on the lawn doesn't produce thatch. This NebGuide will help you understand the science of thatch and how to prevent it.
- NebGuide (G2222) Garden Compost
Why buy compost when you can easily make your own. This NebGuide will get you started on your own back yard composting.
Taking Recyclables From A Bin or Dumping Non-Recyclables At A Drop-off Site Are Both Crimes
If you observe someone taking recyclables from a recycling bin or drop-off site, please report it. It's a crime! Likewise if you observe someone making a mess at a drop-off site by either leaving material on the ground, or placing non-recyclables in a recycling collection container, please report it. It's a crime!
Reporting these crimes is easy and you will remain anonymous. Just jot down the license plate number and vehicle description. Note the date and time then report this information to the on-line you will find by clicking here. Taking a picture of the person in the act of stealing or dumping material can be used as evidence, especially for repeat offenders. Pictures can be submitted by e-mail as explained on the form.
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