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Posted on: August 23, 2022

Do I Dispose Of Or Recycle This Battery?

Battery Disposal or Recycling

It is hard to imagine that only a few years ago, we used to talk on phones with cords. Now, so much is cordless. We can even recharge our devices without a cord. 

Batteries of all kinds, mercury button-cell, Li-ion, rechargeable, and single-use, a...

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Lebanon Solid Waste News
Posted on: August 2, 2022

New Landfill Tarp Machine: Reuse Comes In All Shapes and Sizes

Photo of tractor pulling tarp over landfill trash

Lebanon’s Solid Waste Division practices reuse whenever and wherever it can. Recently, the Solid Waste Division took delivery of a tarp deployment system. This new piece of equipment allows staff to use reusable tarps to cover trash instead of u...

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Lebanon Solid Waste News
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?

Recycle

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: 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: 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: October 25, 2018

Leaves, Brush and Yard Waste, Oh My!

photo of red autumn leaves on a branch. Photo submitted by Patricia McGovern.

Fall is in full swing and that means raking the yard.

In New Hampshire, leaves and yard waste are banned from being disposed in landfills. This means you can’t “throw them away” in your trash. 

Leaf and yard waste can be managed in a home leaf pile...

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