View our gallery of informational videos. These cover everything from city solid waste services to tips on recycling and move out.
These videos and more may be found on the City of Lawrence YouTube channel.
Knowing what items are acceptable to recycle and those that are not is essential to keeping our community clean and healthy. This video highlights what is acceptable in the City’s single-stream blue recycling cart and what is not (and why). We also provide alternative options for the “no” items, in addition to other helpful tips.
Recycle On The Go
The City of Lawrence launched the “Recycle On The Go” program in March 2015. New recycling bins have been installed along Mass St. for the convenience of pedestrians and local businesses.
This video provides tips from Solid Waste Division employees on best practices for trash pick up day, what to leave out of your cart, and more!
Yard Waste Carts
The City of Lawrence offers yard waste carts, which makes the job of loading and unloading easier for both residents and city loaders.
Household Hazardous Waste
Showing what wastes should be disposed of and how to dispose them properly, while also showing what items you can get from this Solid Waste facility. Directions to the facility are provided by staff.
Move Out Waste Reduction Tips
Every summer in Lawrence, people moving between rental properties leave behind unwanted items in the yard or by the curb for the city’s Solid Waste Management crews to pick up. Educating citizens on recycling, reuse, and donation of these items helps foster a cleaner environment, requires less use of landfill, assists the community’s needs, and puts less burden on city resources.
How to Rent a Roll-Off Container
This video walks customers through the process of renting a City of Lawrence roll-off or hook-lift dumpster. These are often rented for demolition and construction projects.
How to Create a Rain Barrel
We show how to create your own rain barrel to capture the rain water going through your downspout. This will help reduce the amount of water used for outdoor activities and help save money.
Curb It With Blue Commercial
Citywide curbside recycling began in Lawrence on Oct. 21, 2014.
Trash Route Changes
In May 2014, trash routes changed that affected 50% of the people in order to make the process more effective for trash collectors.