Nebraska Recycling Council


Shared Hauling = Shared Impacts Green Team Roundtable

You’re invited to a luncheon celebrating the successes and challenges of shared waste hauling systems in downtown Lincoln, generating momentum for future dialogue and implementation. Thursday, April 13th from 11:30 am to 12:30 pm at The Bourbon Theatre, 1415 O Street, Lincoln.  A Zero Waste Lunch will be provided.  Cost for Members is $8.00, Non-Members $10.00. […]

Join Big Red Worms for Their Product Launch and Open House

Want to see what Big Red Worms does? Need to get the garden boosted for the season? Jeremiah Picard, the well known Worm Czar of the Midwest, is hosting an open house and product launch on Saturday, April 15th at 3211 NW 39th Street from 9 am – 4 pm. For more information visit:

Cross Electronics Free Recycling Events!

Cross Electronics is bringing to you once again more free* electronics recycling days! Bring all your unwanted electronics working or not to be recycled. Everything with a battery or a cord is accepted for disposal or recycling. *Although just about everything is free to recycle, Cross Electronics has a fee to recycle old tube televisions. […]


Congratulations to First Star Fiber

Greater Omaha Chamber has awarded First Star Fiber the Business Excellence Award in Leadership.  They are being recognized for their strong vision for the future, a dedication to the betterment of their organization, community, and a passion for developing others. Business Excellence Awards reception will be help on Tuesday, May 9th from 4-6 p.m.  For […]

Waste Reduction and Recycling Assistance Program

The City of Lincoln has established a Waste Reduction and Recycling Assistance Program (WRRAP) for commercial establishments starting new or expanded recycling programs. This includes government facilities; schools; non-profit organizations, multi-family housing complexes; institutions, industries and businesses. The City will reimburse an establishment up to $750 for start-up and monthly recycling collection costs for the […]

Recycling Equipment Grants Still Available

Grant funds are still available in the 2016-17 grant cycle for municipalities, other government entities, non-profits and recycling companies and haulers who wish to purchase recycling equipment. Grants can help fund up to $15,000 for the purchase of recycling trailers, semi-trailers, carts, dumpsters, balers, lift-gates, forklifts, trucks, recycling bins and more. A cash match is required. […]

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