Quick Links
Skip to main contentSkip to navigation

City of Crete Nebraska


Public Works


Ajax Loading Image


City of Crete
Departments of Public Works
Solid Waste Department

243 E. 13th Street
P.O. Box 86
Crete, NE 68333
Phone: 402-826-4312

The City of Crete solid waste service is provided by The Garbage Company. Residential collection service is picked up once a week. View scheduled routes. The Garbage Company offers an optional yard service from April 1 to Nov. 30 for the disposal of yard waste.  On collection day or the night before, totes should be placed next to the curb, not blocking the sidewalk and away from other obstacles such as posts or vehicles. On any day not scheduled for pickup, totes should be stored adjacent to the residence and not in front yards or at the street.

Garbage Collection Rates:
Residential Rates: 

   Small Tote (65 gallon)     $17.61

   Large Tote (95 gallon)     $17.93

   2 totes                             $21.29

   Seasonal Yard Waste      $12.00

Commercial Rates (Contact The Garbage Company directly at 1-800-322-4272 for service and rates.)

The Garbage Company is closed on the following Holidays:

  • New Years Day
  • Memorial Day
  • Independence Day
  • Labor Day
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Christmas Day
Should any of these holidays occur on Monday through Friday, trash/recycling collection service will run one (1) day behind AFTER the holiday. There will be no change in pickup day should any of these holidays fall on Saturday or Sunday.

Transfer Station - North Boswell
The transfer station is owned by the City of Crete and privately operated by The Garbage Company. It is located ½ mile north of Highway 33 on Boswell Avenue. Standard operating hours:
Tuesday 1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. and Saturday 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.