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Date:
July 10, 2020
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Erika Hill, Communications and Public Affairs, 402-441-7538

Recycling Collection Site Consolidation Continues

Lincoln Transportation and Utilities (LTU) Director Elizabeth Elliott today announced the closure of two recycling collection sites in Lincoln and plans to close two more in July. In June, the City announced plans to transition from 19 neighborhood sites to four or five main collection sites in order to save an estimated $2 million per year. Surveillance cameras will monitor for illegal dumping.

The four or five sites will offer 14 to 18 large, roll-off containers that hold up to 40 cubic yards of material. "The expanded sites will offer a significant increase in capacity for the public to use compared to current containers which are up to only eight cubic yards," Elliott said.

Recently closed sites include:

Sites closing in July include:

For more information, visit recycle.lincoln.ne.gov.


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