Residential Recycling

Recycling is an individual effort that amounts to large scale benefits for our planet. There are many reasons to recycle. Lincoln residents recently described several ways that recycling is beneficial to the community and makes a difference in their lives:* protects the environment and conserves resources (materials, time and money), preserves Nebraska’s pristine natural areas, extends the life of the landfill, invests in future generations, fosters community pride, supports the local economy.

Resources for Residents


Recycling Options

Many residential garbage collectors provide convenient weekly curbside recycling services for a nominal fee. If you don’t wish to subscribe for curbside collection services you can take your recyclables to one of the City's conveniently located public recycling drop-off sites for no fee.


*Residential Recycling Barrier and Benefits Research Report 2017