Nebraska Recycling Council


FREE Webinar on EPS Recycling Made Easy!

Wednesday, June 28th, 11:30 am to 12:30 pm. EPS foam (expanded polystyrene – #6 plastic), mistakenly called Styrofoam®, is not recycled much because very few recycling companies accept it. Nationwide, EPS has only achieved an average recycle rate of 15%. Plastilite Corporation, a manufacturer of EPS coolers, is the only company in Nebraska that offers […]

Get Recognized!

Do you deliver exemplary and innovative waste reduction business services? Do you utilize recycled commodities to manufacture new goods? Do you have a sustainable Green Team? Is your community or organization working towards reducing waste, recycling and creating a closed looped system for materials handling? Did your business do a project that demonstrated measurable waste reduction […]

Upcoming Webinars

Ultimate Guide to Writing A Mandatory Recycling Ordinance  Wednesday, May 3, 2017 12 to 1 p.m. Click here to register CURC Webinar: Recycling Collection Infrastructure  Thursday June 8, 2017 12 to 1:30 p.m. Click here to register CURC Webinar: Engaging Students & Staff to Improve Recycling Participation Thursday July 13, 2017 12 to 1:30 p.m. […]


Are you an Amazon Shopper?

When you shop at, Amazon Donates!  Show your support for Nebraska Recycling Council by selecting us as your charity to donate too. 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 […]

Member Spotlight

Nebraska Recycling Council welcomes MWC Enterprises, Inc. as a new member! Located in Atkinson, Nebraska, MWC Enterprises, Inc. has taken pride in meeting the needs of solid waste and recycling providers since 1992.  Their trash containers are engineered with customers’ needs in mind, and manufactured with the highest standards. All sizes of their Rear, Front and […]

Summer & Beyond

Summertime. It goes fast, so every moment is precious. This weekend I took my three young grandchildren out for a picnic lunch and playground time. In the evening after the girls had supper and I was about to leave their house, one of the girls started crying. Big tears rolled down her cheeks. Granddaughter (through […]

Two Clicks to Stop Waste: Opt Out of Your Phone Book

Online searches are quickly replacing phone books as a way to search for information. Studies show that 70% of adults “rarely or never” use a phone book. Yet they keep showing up on our doorsteps. These directories are not only a nuisance, but a significant waste of resources: The phone books industry uses up an estimated […]

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