Mayor's Water Challenge

Thank you to all of those that participated in the Mayor's Water Challenge! The City looks forward to continuing to participate in the years to come and hopes residents still strive to incorporate sustainable practices into their daily lives. Find information and challenge results at

Learn more about the challenge here.

Recycling Guidelines

The City of Lansing is excited to announce that the new recycling guidelines are available now! Some of the changes to the guidelines include the following:

  • Paper cups are now accepted in the recycling steam.
  • Bulky rigid plastics such as toys, buckets, laundry baskets, etc. are no longer accepted.
  • With the exception of wrapping paper and plant plastics, a wide range of paper products and other materials will continue to be accepted.