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Posted on: June 21, 2022

Reduce Your Climate Impact by Composting Food Scraps

Food Waste Drop Off

Americans waste more than 100 billion pounds of food each year. All this wasted food has an impact on the disposal capacity of landfills. Lebanon is not immune to this. Each year, more than 5,000 tons of food scraps are landfilled in Lebanon. Keeping food...

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Lebanon Solid Waste News
Posted on: June 16, 2022

Can I Recycle This Plastic?


Every day at the Lebanon Recycling Center, our staff receives questions about what plastic is recyclable and what is not. It is important to know what is NOT recyclable so we keep our recycling contaminate-free.

During this time of year, we see a ...

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Lebanon Solid Waste News
Posted on: June 8, 2022

Lebanon Open Space Plan Published!

Open Space Plan for News Flash

In November 2021, the Conservation Commission adopted the Lebanon Open Space Plan, which helps articulate the City's long-term vision for land conservation, provides information on desirable open space characteristics and sets benchmarks to measure future...

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Lebanon Planning & Development
Posted on: May 24, 2022

A Plea to Separate Recyclables Correctly

Styrofoam Contamination

Lebanon’s Solid Waste staff is always busy receiving and managing waste and recycling from Upper Valley households. The staff works hard to simplify the process and new signs were installed last year to improve communication with facility users.  ...

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Lebanon Solid Waste News
Posted on: May 11, 2022

Keeping Our Recyclables Local

Recycling Keeps it Local

Do you know where your recyclables go?  In this day and age, understanding where your food comes from is important.  Is it local? Is it organic? Is it grass-fed, cage-free, etc?  But do you know where your recyclables go and why...

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Lebanon Solid Waste News
Posted on: March 30, 2022

Commit to Refill NOT Landfill this April

Refill Not Landfill Campaign underway. Take the pledge today!

Reduce, REUSE, Recycle! During the month of April, we are asking you to focus your attention on the Second “R” and look for opportunities to REUSE.  Reusing items to shrink or eliminate the amount of waste that gets landfilled is becoming more im...

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Lebanon Solid Waste News
Posted on: July 16, 2020

Streetlight Project Moves Forward

News from Lebanon Energy

On June 30th the NH Public Utilities Commission approved a new ‘LED-2’ streetlight tariff and rate structure. This tariff will, for the first time, allow the City to buy public streetlights from Liberty Utilities and convert them to hi...

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Energy & Sustainability
Posted on: September 5, 2019

E-BIKES: Making the Transition

Tad Montgomery riding his e-bike

Electric bikes, or e-bikes, are a growing trend in transportation and many people are attempting to make the switch from traditional forms of transportation to electric bikes. We recently caught up with Tad Montgomery, our Lebanon Energy and Facilities Ma...

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Energy & Sustainability
Posted on: April 23, 2020

Lebanon's First Electric Vehicle

Electric Car with Jim Donison standing beside holding key

In line with our environmental ethic the City has leased its first electric vehicle. It is a Nissan Leaf Plus, shown here with Department of Public Works Director Jim Donison, and has a range of 226 miles on a charge. 

“This is the first...

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Energy & Sustainability
Posted on: March 24, 2020

A Ray of Solar Sunshine

Solar Ribbon Cutting - McGovern

Roughly 50 people crammed into the Kilton Library Community room on a sunny March 2nd to celebrate the City’s first municipal solar array. Speakers included Mayor McNamara, Asst. Mayor Below, State Rep. Susan Almy, LEAC Solar Committee chair Gre...

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Energy & Sustainability
Posted on: April 29, 2021

Lebanon named 2021 Municipal Energy Champion

Assistant Mayor Below accepting Energy Award on behalf of the City of Lebanon

On April 23, 2021, during the concluding session of NH Energy Week, the City of Lebanon was named the 2021 NH Energy Week Municipal Energy Champion. The City of Lebanon was nominated by the CDFA along with the Town of Strafford, Towns of Hopkinton and Web...

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Energy & Sustainability
Posted on: July 9, 2020

Lebanon Energy in the News

News from Lebanon Energy

Residents of Lebanon have been hard at work for many years and are at the forefront of true reform when it comes to changes in energy generation and consumption. This work has received statewide recognition lately and we feel it is important to share the ...

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Energy & Sustainability
Posted on: February 23, 2022

Renewable Gas Project at Lebanon Landfill Moving Forward

Landfill Gas to Energy Project

After more than a decade and many roadblocks, the City of Lebanon is excited to announce the development of its Landfill Gas to Energy Project at the Lebanon Solid Waste Facility.  Working in conjunction with Liberty Utilities and our engineering...

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Lebanon Solid Waste News
Posted on: March 16, 2022

Plastic Recycling Confusion

Plastic Recycling

There are so many new plastics to be found in our homes. Items that used to come in aluminum, steel or glass are now being packaged in plastics. These new containers are leaving many people confused about what is and is not recyclable at the Lebanon Recyc...

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Lebanon Solid Waste News