Trash and Recycling Information

The City of Ralston contracts with Papillion Sanitation for trash and recycling. Trash services are included in your water bill.

Papillion Sanitation
10810 S. 144th Street, Omaha, NE 68138

Yard Waste Schedule

Grass and leaves from April 1 to November 30


  • Bags should not exceed 35 gallons, nor weigh more than 30 lbs.
  • Yard Waste: Containers should be marked with "YW" in letters 4" or larger.  Biodegradable paper bags may be used; NO PLASTIC BAGS. 
  • Branches, brush, etc. should not exceed 4' in length, 2' in diameter, nor weigh more than 60 lbs.
Holiday Schedule

Due to landfill closings, Papillion Sanitation will not pick up trash on New Year's Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, or Christmas. Your service will be delayed one day following these holidays.

Recycling Information
  • Aluminum and tin (clean aluminum foil, tin cans, aluminum cans, and formed aluminum containers such as pie plates)
  • Aerosol cans (such as hairspray cans) and paint cans (must be empty)
  • Paper (newspaper, magazines, brown grocery bags, phone books, catalogs, office paper, junk mail, envelopes, and chipboard such as cereal boxes)
  • Cardboard (break down clean corrugated cardboard boxes or shipping boxes so they are no longer than 2'x2' and place under the bin)
  • Plastic (1 through 7 plastic containers)

Items that will not be collected:

  • Glass
  • Tires
  • Batteries
  • Styrofoam
  • Rubber bands
  • Plastic bags
  • Soiled paper
  • Tissue paper
  • Paper towels
  • Wax-coated paper
  • Paint or solvents
  • Hazardous waste