Nebraska Recycling Council


Omaha Spring Cleanup

Saturdays, April 22 – May 20| Omaha A free event hosted by the City of Omaha and Keep Omaha Beautiful for five consecutive Saturdays starting Earth Day. Spring Cleanup schedule:

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. […]

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. […]


2017 National Trash and Recycling Survey

Are you a representative of a community (city, town, village, county), hauler, processor or material collector? Do you want to be entered to win a Kindle Fire tablet or a $100 gift certificate? If you responded yes to both of these questions you are encouraged to fill out the Skumatz Economics (SERA) community trash and […]

Recycle Your Pesticide Containers!

For 26 years the Nebraska Extension Pesticide Safety Education Program has been coordinating a statewide pesticide container recycling program. The recycling program helps promote a healthy and sustainable lifestyle for agriculture producers who want to leave a positive impact on the environment. All you have to do is clean and dry your intact pesticide container […]

Hefty Energy Bag Program

The Hefty Energy Bag program is now available for Omaha residents to divert non-recyclable plastics from the landfill. Program participants can use the orange Hefty Energy Bags for candy wrappers, chip bags, and juice pouches. Once filled, the Energy Bags can be placed in the curbside recycling bin along with other recyclable materials. The plastics will […]

Help make Lincoln a Winning City

Mayor Chris Beutler joined recycling advocates in kicking off a new campaign to educate residents on how to “recycle right.”  The “Be a Recycling Champion” initiative is aimed at reducing the number of unacceptable items that are tossed into recycling bins.  The campaign is funded with a $68,000 grant from the Nebraska Department of Environmental […]

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