City Landfill Cardboard Ban Begins April 1
The City reminds Lincoln businesses that as of April 1, Lincoln’s landfill will no longer accept clean and dry corrugated cardboard. Managers, as well as families and apartment dwellers are encouraged to “Take it to the Bin” and recycle cardboard.
Because public recycling drop-off sites in Lincoln are strictly for household use, businesses must subscribe to a collection service or take materials to a recycling processing facility. Visit recycle.lincoln.ne.gov for videos and resources that show how easy it is to “Take it to the Bin.”
The City has several programs for organizations needing assistance such as:
- Online recycling self-assessments and sector-specific recycling factsheets.
- Onsite advisory services including a free visit from a City Recycling Office representative who will provide guidance on improving and expanding recycling programs.
- A Waste Reduction and Recycling Assistance Program that offers up to $750 in rebates for new or expanded commercial recycling or composting programs. Find more info at recycle.lincoln.ne.gov/wrrap.
- A Recycle Lincoln Leadership Recognition Program that gives businesses that are currently recycling citywide recognition for their efforts. “Gold Level” honorees include Arbor Day Foundation, Assurity Life Insurance, Gamma Phi Beta Sorority, NeighborWorks Lincoln and Region V Systems.