The Lincoln Solid Waste Operations (SWO) Section provides a full range of integrated solid waste management services in Lincoln and Lancaster County, ranging from source reduction to recycling and disposal. The mission statement for SWO states: "Solid Waste Operations is committed to providing responsible management of all solid waste generated within its service area for the protection of health, safety and welfare of the public and environment in a cost effective manner and in compliance with its solid waste management plan."
The following values guide the mission statement of Solid Waste Operations:
- Delivering all integrated solid waste management services provided to residents in a cost effective manner
- Environmental awareness and protection
- Maintaining a safe work environment
- Providing superior customer service
- Commitment to excellence in all aspects of operations