Recycling & Energy Conservation

The city of Lebanon offers a Household Hazardous Waste Recycling, Heavy Metals Collection, and Yard Debris Collection Programs free to residents of Laclede, Camden, and Miller counties. Additionally, Energy Conservation Rebate Programs that are available only to Lebanon residents.    

School Recycling Challenge

The Lebanon Recycling Center is pleased to announce the kick-off of a school recycling challenge program, RECYCLING MAKES SENSE! This competition intends to gain exposure and awareness of Lebanon’s recycling program while educating area children to better environmental stewards of the earth.

The program period begins February 1, 2019 and ends February 28, 2019. This Program is open to all schools (public or private) within the Solid Waste Management (District ‘T’) tri-county area (Camden, Laclede and Miller counties). Some exclusions apply, please refer to the Terms and Conditions of this Program. Here is more information about the program 
Recycling Makes Sense Challenge
Recycling Makes Sense Terms and Conditions
Recycling Program Registration   
Check List for Success

Conservation Rebate Programs

Energy conservation rebates are available to only Lebanon residents. For more information please visit our Rebate Programs page. Listed in the quick links on the right is information concerning energy efficient homes.

Household Hazardous Waste, Heavy Metals and Yard Debris Collection


Lebanon’s Recycling center for HHW collections, Heavy Metals collections and Yard Debris drop off is located at the Public Works facility, 1401 West Commercial St.

Hours of Operation have been changed.

Weekly Hours:  1 to 4:30 p.m. Mondays through Fridays
Weekend Hours are: Open 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. one Saturday each month.
Dates are as follows:

2019: April 27th, May 18th, June 29th, July 27th, August 24th, September 21st, October 19th, November 16th, December 14th. 

Household Hazardous Waste


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 The HHW Collection is free to residents of Laclede, Camden, and Miller counties. Click HERE for a list of materials being accepted as HHW. 

Note: Per the Missouri Department of Natural Resources, LATEX paint is no longer deemed a household hazardous waste. For this reason, Lebanon no longer accepts LATEX paint. Click HERE for advice on how to properly dispose of unwanted LATEX paint.  

Lebanon NO LONGER accepts hazardous waste material from "for hire" businesses or corporations.

Heavy Metal Collection

Heavy metals collection is offered FREE to residents of Laclede, Camden, and Miller counties. Items accepted include (but are not limited to); appliances, lawn mowers, tire rims, motors, swing set, and trampoline frames, and other items made of 100% heavy metal. 

Brush & Yard Debris Collection

Yard Debris Collection is free to residents of Laclede, Camden, and Miller counties. Fees will apply to 'for hire' businesses utilizing this waste stream. See 'Fee Schedule' below or contact 417-532-2156, ext. 1031 more information.

Please note: Yard debris is vegetation consisting of: leaves, tree limbs, grass clippings, shrub trimmings, etc. No pre-treated lumber is accepted. Bagged material must be removed by the resident. Please drop material in the appropriate designated areas and take the bags with you.

Laclede, Camden, and Miller county residents ONLY
; Standard pickup trucks and/ or small trailers from the residential properties, being hauled by property owner or tenants is free of charge.

Pickup Free Compost & Mulch; 
Collected debris is processed into compost or mulch then made available for Lebanon residents to reutilize as landscaping and gardening ground cover.  Large loads of compost and mulch, requiring heavy equipment to load, are available by appointment only on Fridays and designated Saturday’s between 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. Call  417-588-6090 to make an appointment.  Otherwise, residents are welcome to bring a shovel and self-load material anytime during normal operating hours.  Please check in at Lebanon’s Public Works warehouse located at 1401 West Commercial and use the service phone to auto dial an attendant for assistance.

This Service is no longer available to "for hire" businesses

Participation Requirements

 The HHW collection and Yard Debris program are FREE services for residents of Laclede, Camden, and Miller Counties. A valid ID or utility billing may be required as proof of residency.

Check in at the Public Works Warehouse office to complete the proper paperwork prior to unloading unwanted materials.  

Other Recycling Services

 Information on other area Recycling Services can be found by visiting our Other Area Services page.

Program Funding

 The Lebanon Recycles program is partially funded via Missouri’s Department of Natural Resources Lake of the Ozarks Region T - Solid Waste Management Program.
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