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. 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...
  2. 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...
  3. 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...
  1. 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...
  2. Commit to Refill NOT Landfill this April

    During the month of April, the Lebanon Solid Waste Division, in cooperation with the Hanover Consumer Cooperative (the Co-op), is asking everyone to commit to refill NOT landfill and look for opportunities to REUSE. Take the Refill NOT Landfill pledge! Take the pledge today!
  3. Plastic Recycling Confusion

    There are so many new plastics to be found in our homes. Items that used to come in aluminum, steel or glass are now being packaged in plastics. These new containers are leaving many people confused. Continue Reading...
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