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Omaha Recycling Guide

Cardboard Boxes

Accepted in City of Omaha Recycling

PC Cardboard Box

Place empty cardboard boxes like shipping boxes in a curbside recycling cart or drop-off site container.

  • Break apart and flatten boxes
  • Labels, staples, and tape can stay on
  • Discard any non-cardboard contents like foam or plastic inserts
  • Only clean and dry cardboard - if wet or soiled, discard in garbage
  • Keep items loose and do not bag or bundle
PC Cardboard Box

Where Else Could It Go?

Cardboard can often be composted for free at home, or through a paid program at an industrial-composting facility, such as Hillside Solutions.

Hillside Solutions