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Omaha Recycling Guide


Not Accepted


DO NOT place this item in a City of Omaha curbside recycling cart or drop-off site container.

Place all items made from PVC in the garbage if they cannot be reused.


Note: PVC isNOT accepted in the orange Hefty® ReNew® bag.

Did You Know

Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC) is a type of plastic also known as vinyl, which is widely used to make hundreds of products, including: packaging, home improvement products, toys, auto parts, building materials, hospital supplies, gift cards, vinyl shower curtains, and others. PVC contains a number of additives and plasticizers, which cannot be easily recycled using traditional methods.

If your PVC item is in working condition, it is best to donate or reuse it. If your item is damaged beyond repair, place it in the garbage.