Nebraska Recycling Council


Recycle a Cycle for the Holidays

Does your business have plans for America Recycles Day (November 15) this year? If not, we have a suggestion. NRC is collaborating with the Lincoln Bike Kitchen for a special America Recycles Day event. Ask your employees to bring their gently used bikes to work on November 15th (no wrecks, please). Tally the number of […]

Talk and Tour at Nebraska Innovation Campus

November 17, 2017 8:30-9:30 a.m. The Mill Coffee & Bistro/Nebraska Innovation Campus 2021 Transformation Drive Lincoln, NE Join the Nebraska Recycling Council at Nebraska Innovation Campus on Friday, November 17 at 8:30 a.m. for a Talk and Tour to learn how this multi-tenant office building manages their recycling and organics diversion program. Enjoy coffee, tea, and cinnamon […]

#GivingTuesday is coming November 28!

NRC is working for the day that every community in Nebraska has an easy and convenient recycling program – connected to a cost-effective web of haulers and processors – with access to nearby end markets – that manufacture the (recycled) goods we consume. On November 28th, we are participating in #GivingTuesday, a world-wide day of […]

Talk and Tour at Super Saver

Wednesday, December 13 11 am – 12 pm Super Saver 2525 Pine Lake Road Lincoln, NE 68512   The Nebraska Recycling Council, in partnership with Super Saver at 27th and Pine Lake Road, will host a Talk and Tour on Wednesday, December 13 at 11:00 a.m. to learn about Super Saver’s recycling and composting programs.  Visiting each […]


Meet Mary Newcomer, a 96-year-young recycling phenomenon

Meet Mary Newcomer of Beatrice who is 96 years young – truly. This woman has an inspiring amount of enthusiasm for recycling and a ton of creative flare. She has won numerous awards at the Gage County Fair for her artwork made from recycled materials, including a “Trash Cottage” that won the grand prize a […]

Need help with the cardboard ban?

We are eager to support implementation of Lincoln’s cardboard ban, effective April 1, 2018. The ordinance bans cardboard from the City landfill. Refuse haulers will have curbside recycling service available to any home or business that chooses to subscribe, and the City will expand capacity at the free recycling drop-off sites. Lincoln currently buries 19,000 tons of […]

Recycling Equipment Grants Still Available

Grant funds are still available for municipalities, other government entities, non-profits and recycling providers and haulers who wish to purchase recycling equipment and containers. 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. Equipment may […]

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When you shop at, Amazon Donates!  Show your support for Nebraska Recycling Council by selecting us as your charity to donate to. This link will take you directly to in support of Nebraska Recycling Council so you don’t have to search for us among all the other organizations: Remember to save it […]

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