Spring Compost and Woodchip Sale Event – March 23-25

Kevin PowellCity, Solid Waste

The City of Lawrence Solid Waste Division will hold a Compost and Woodchip Sale Event Thursday through Saturday, March 23, 24, and 25 from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at … Read More

Compost Facility opens Saturdays beginning March 4th

Kevin PowellCity, Solid Waste

(Lawrence, Kan.) – The City’s Compost Facility located at 1420 E. 11th Street, which is east of 11th and Haskell Avenue over the railroad tracks, will be open to the … Read More

Yard waste collection to begin Monday, February 27

Kevin PowellCity, Solid Waste

Yard waste collection to begin Monday, February 27 The City’s Solid Waste Division will pick up yard waste on Monday mornings beginning on Monday, February 27th. Yard waste collected is … Read More

Yard waste collection scheduled for Monday, February 13

Kevin PowellCity, Solid Waste

Photo the different ways to prepare yard waste: yard waste cart, bundles and paper bags.

This weekend’s warmer weather will be inviting many residents to spend time outdoors getting some yard work done. To prepare for an increase in yard waste set outs, the solid … Read More

Christmas “Tree-Cycling” collection dates

Kevin PowellCity, Solid Waste

Christmas “Tree-Cycling” collection dates Recycling your Christmas tree following the holidays is a great way to return it to nature.  Lawrence residents may place live-cut trees at the curb or … Read More

City announces holiday closures, service alterations

Kevin PowellAquatics, City, Eagle Bend Golf Course, Parks & Recreation, Solid Waste

City announces holiday closures, service alterations City offices will be closed Monday, December 26 and Monday, January 2 during the upcoming holiday season. City services, solid waste collection, and hours for … Read More

Curbside collection of yard waste for 2016 ends December 12

Kevin PowellCity, Solid Waste

Curbside collection of yard waste for 2016 ends December 12 Monday, December 12 (weather permitting) will be the last day of separate yard waste collection for the 2016 calendar year. Yard … Read More

2016 Saturday hours at Compost Facility end December 10

Kevin PowellCity, Solid Waste

2016 Saturday hours at Compost Facility end December 10 December 10 (weather permitting) will be the last Saturday this year the city’s Compost Facility will be open to the public … Read More

Solid Waste Holiday Toy Drive scheduled

Kevin PowellCity, Solid Waste

Solid Waste Holiday Toy Drive Scheduled  ‘Tis the season of giving! On Monday, December 5 and Monday, December 12 (weather permitting), the City of Lawrence Solid Waste Division crews will be picking … Read More

City to alter residential trash and recycling collection over Thanksgiving holiday

Kevin PowellCity, Solid Waste

City to alter residential trash and recycling collection over Thanksgiving holiday The City of Lawrence Solid Waste Division is moving its Thursday residential trash and recycling collection day due to … Read More

Lawrence Celebrates America Recycles Day

Kevin PowellCity, Solid Waste

Lawrence Celebrates America Recycles Day America Recycles Day is the only nation ally recognized day and coast-to-coast community-driven awareness campaign dedicated to promoting and celebrating recycling in the United States. … Read More

City offices closed Nov. 24 and 25 for Thanksgiving holiday

Kevin PowellCity, Parks & Recreation, Solid Waste

City offices will be closed Thursday, Nov. 24 and Friday, Nov. 25, in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday. City services, solid waste collection, and hours for parks and recreation facilities or programs will … Read More

Paper Shred Event hosted on America Recycles Day

Kevin PowellCity, Solid Waste

Paper Shred Event hosted on America Recycles Day Today the City of Lawrence is joining thousands of local organizers across the country to celebrate America Recycles Day, November 15th, a … Read More

Electronic recycling event scheduled for Saturday, October 15

Kevin PowellCity, Solid Waste

The City of Lawrence Solid Waste Division will host an Electronic Recycling Event on Saturday, October 15th from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. in the KU Park & Ride east … Read More