Nebraska Recycling Council

Events:


Webinar: Best Management Practices for Hospitality, featuring St. Julien Hotel & Spa

Take a tour of the sustainable practices at St. Julien Hotel & Spa. Learn about their environmental commitment, successes, waste diversion and “green handed” programs. Find out about their zero waste goals and how they are achieving them. Josh Rheingold, Sustainability Coordinator, St. Julien Hotel and Spa, is from southern California. He went to CU […]


A New Garden Ethic: Cultivating Defiant Compassion for an Uncertain Future with Benjamin Vogt

Thursday, November 2, 2017 3:30-4:30pm JOIN THE WEBCAST Dr. Benjamin Vogt addresses why we need a new garden ethic, and why we urgently need wildness in our daily lives. With a focus on native species gardening, Vogt advocates for thinking deeply and honestly about our built landscapes in order to create a compassionate activism. GO HERE […]


KCCB Electronic Recycling Event

Keep Cass County Beautiful – Electronics Recycling Saturday, November 4, 2017 9am-1pm Louisville, north of football field www.keepcasscountybeautiful.com

News:


The China Syndrome

Did you know that China is the world’s largest importer of waste? Last year, according to a recent article in “Resource Recycling”, “Chinese manufacturers and recyclers imported 7.3 million metric tons of waste plastics (valued at $3.7 billion), accounting for 56 percent of world imports in that category. It also took in more than half […]


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 smile.amazon.com, 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 smile.amazon.com in support of Nebraska Recycling Council so you don’t have to search for us among all the other organizations: https://smile.amazon.com/ch/20-1946040 Remember to save it […]

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