City of Lawrence Waste Reduction and Recycling Division

320 NE Industrial Lane
Lawrence, KS 66044
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Contact Name: 
Kathy Richardson
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(785) 832-3030
(785) 832-3056
Services/products to be provided to schools: 

School presentations, workshops, and giveaway items.
Tours of City facilities: recycling, compost, and household hazardous waste.

Describe your service(s) or product(s): 

The City of Lawrence Waste Reduction and Recycling Division's objective is to facilitate and promote the reduction of materials from the waste stream.

Over the years the Division has implemented the following programs and services:
-Curbside single-stream recycling collection for residential customers.
- Yard Waste Collection and Composting Program
- Cardboard and Office Paper Recycling Program for Businesses
- Community Drop-Off Recycling Bins for Newspaper, Glass, Cardboard, and Mixed Paper
- Environmental Procurement Policy for the City of Lawrence
- Hazardous Waste Disposal for Households and Qualified Small Businesses
- Product Reuse Program
- Earth Day Parade and Celebration
- Electronic Recycling Collection Events
- Community Group and School Presentations

The Waste Reduction and Recycling Division also serves as a central point for information regarding community recycling information.