News Flash

Posted on: June 30, 2021

Solid Waste Permits Required

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Beginning Wednesday, September 1, 2021, all Lebanon residents and residents in authorized participating communities will be required to obtain a permit. Residents of those communities that choose not to permit direct use of the Solid Waste Facility will b...

Apply for a permit today!

City of Lebanon News
Posted on: October 25, 2021

Don't Trash Your Pumpkin, Compost It!

photo of a rotten pumpkin with a carved jack-o-lantern face

The candy has been eaten, the kids’ costumes have been put away, but what about that rotten pumpkin out front? 

Pumpkins can easily be composted in a backyard compost bin. They can also be taken to the Lebanon Solid Waste Facility and pu...

Learn how to compost your pumpkin.

Lebanon Solid Waste News
Posted on: October 27, 2017

Invasive Plants: Dispose, Don't Compost

NH Invasive Species Guide

Throughout the Upper Valley, non-native invasive plants have become an overwhelming problem to the natural environment. These plants seem to do very well in this region; both growth and reproduction have caused them to spread into areas and at rates that ...

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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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Lebanon Solid Waste News
Posted on: April 6, 2021

Lebanon Solid Waste Launches New Education App

screenshots of betterbin app on mobile devices with QR code to scan

The Lebanon Solid Waste and Recycling Center is proud to announce the launch of a new educational recycling and composting web app for Lebanon-area community members who drop off recyclables and food waste at the Lebanon Recycling Center. The web app is a...

Try the new app today!

Lebanon Solid Waste News
Posted on: April 20, 2021

Recyclable? What those little numbers don't tell you.

Recycle Right - hands holding plastic bottles in the air

Have you ever taken your recycling bin to the landfill with the hope that what was in your bin was truly recyclable? If you answered yes, you are not alone. Many people struggle with understanding which items are recyclable at the Lebanon Landfill and the...

Learn how to recycle right.

Lebanon Solid Waste News
Posted on: May 28, 2020

Purchasing Lebanon Solid Waste Punch Cards

Purchasing Lebanon Solid Waste Punch Cards during COVID-19

Currently, “landfill punch cards” are available at three local Lebanon merchants; Lavalley’s Building Supply, West Lebanon Feed and Supply, and Jake’s Market (Lebanon location). 

With the closure of City Hall due to COVID-19, punch cards are not c...

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Lebanon Solid Waste News
Posted on: July 23, 2020

Lebanon Landfill Compost Pilot a Success

News from the Lebanon Solid Waste Facility with earth and recycle bins clipart

On Friday July 17, 2020, Lebanon’s effort to reduce the amount of food scraps being landfilled was highlighted on By Degrees°, a new climate reporting initiative by NHPR. 

The "Got Food Scraps?" residential compost pilo...

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Lebanon Solid Waste News
Posted on: December 13, 2018

Proper Disposal of Sharps

Sharps recently found next the trash dumpsters at the Lebanon Solid Waste Facility

Sharps is a term used for medical devices with sharp pointed edges that can cut or puncture your skin (safeneedledisposal.org).  Sharps are used by many to manage ongoing health needs such as diabetes, allergies, cancer, and other health conditio...

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