Cleanup Days

2018 Fall Cleanup Days

The Papillion Public Works Department will sponsor the Annual Fall Cleanup Days on October 18, 19, 20, and 21, 2018. The Cleanup Days site is located at 99th Circle and Portal Road on the south side of Portal Road, just east of the Papillion Public Works facility. Hours of operation are from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. during this event.  Document shredding services will only be available on Saturday, October 20, 2018 from 7:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., or until the shredding truck is full.  All shredding will be done on site.  Please limit shreddable material to 10 banker-size boxes per residence.

  • This event is for Papillion water customers only. You must bring a copy of your water bill or other type of identification to prove eligibility.
  • The event is restricted to residential items only. Commercial and business vehicles will not be permitted.
  • Staff will direct you to the appropriate disposal areas based on the type of materials you bring for disposal.
  • Please pay close attention to posted signage for entrance and exit directions.
  • Please secure loads properly to prevent debris from obstructing the roads.
  • This is a rain or shine event.
Cleanup Days Site Map

Acceptable items include:

  • Household and lawn furniture
  • Major appliances
  • Grills and smokers
  • Outdoor power equipment (please empty fuel prior to disposing)
  • Residential construction materials
  • Automotive parts and batteries
  • Undamaged propane tanks 
  • Broken toys and play structures
  • Bicycles
  • Tree limbs and yard waste (must be free of garbage and bags)
  • All types of TVs (rear projection, tube TVs, flat screens, etc. may be disposed of in the roll-off dumpsters)
  • CRT computer monitors (may be disposed of in the roll-off dumpsters)

Our electronic recyclers will accept the following items in a designated area of the Cleanup Days site:

  • NEW THIS FALL!!!  Now recycling cassette tapes, CDs, and arcade games!
  • Computers (CRT monitors may be disposed of in the roll-off dumpsters) – Participants may request hard drives to be destroyed on site.  The City of Papillion and material recyclers are not responsible for loss of personal data. 
  • Keyboards and mice
  • Printers
  • Cables and wires
  • Batteries of any type and battery back-ups
  • Data center equipment including raised flooring
  • Networking equipment, routers, switches, hubs, etc.
  • Audio and visual equipment, VCRs, CD players, radios, etc.
  • Cell phones of any type and wall chargers
  • Telephones
  • Electric musical instruments including amplifiers
  • Projectors
  • Cable and satellite TV boxes
  • Antennas
  • Small appliances

Unfortunately, we cannot accept tires, automotive oil, paint, hazardous waste, or chemicals of any kind.  (Please visit for information on a facility that will accept some of these items.)

To recycle unwanted vehicles, call the Public Works Department at 402-597-2043 to schedule the pick-up with the recycler and to receive the proper form that must be completed prior to pick-up and disposal.

If you need further information, please call the Papillion Public Works Department at 402-597-2043.

Amounts Collected from 2017 Cleanup Days Events

  Spring 2017 Fall 2017
Recycled Electronics 13.5 tons 3.6 tons
Bailed/Shredded Metal Material 53.13 tons 38.0 tons
Non-Ferrous Metal Material
(copper, brass, aluminum)
2.25 tons 0.6 ton
Electric Motors, Mowers, 
Snow Blowers, etc.
2.5 tons 1.8 tons
Paper 11.3 tons 10.3 tons
Brush large pile large pile
Amount Taken to Landfill 495.08 tons 211.9 tons