Bag Your Trash

Protect Contents of Trash Containers


Section 5-215 of the Kearney City Code requires residential and commercial refuse collection customers to protect the contents of the trash container so that the wind cannot blow the contents out of the container and scatter it on the ground.

Windy Conditions


Due to very windy conditions experienced in Nebraska, the City of Kearney Sanitation Division would like to encourage citizens and businesses to bag their trash before placing it in trash containers.

Reduce Litter


Homeowners and businesses are encouraged to bag their trash in an effort to reduce blowing and unsightly litter in the City. Bagging trash also reduces blowing litter at the landfill. Reducing litter at the landfill improves the landfill appearance and reduces the amount of labor required to pickup the litter.