Solid Waste & Recycling Facility

Get your Solid Waste Permit! - All Lebanon residents and residents in authorized participating communities are now required to obtain a permit to use the Lebanon Solid Waste Facility. Learn how to apply.

COVID-19 Operations - The Lebanon Solid Waste Facility remains open. Please review the safety precautions we ask you to take when you visit. View complete details.

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

    The Solid Waste Division recently took delivery of a tarp deployment system that allows staff to use tarps to cover trash instead of soil. Each time tarps are used, six inches of landfill volume are preserved, extending the useful life of our landfill. View complete details.
  2. Plastic Recycling Confusion Continues

    Everyone wants to do the right thing. Recycling is part of “doing the right thing”. It is simple, but sometimes can be confusing. In the past, we all looked for #1 or #2 on the bottom of a plastic container. Now there are so many more numbers out there. Continue Reading...
  3. Reduce Your Climate Impact by Composting Food Scraps

    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. View Complete Details...
  1. 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. View complete details...
  2. A Plea to Separate Recyclables Correctly

    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. Continue Reading...
  3. Keeping Our Recyclables 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 it makes a difference? Continue Reading...
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