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When it comes to environmentalism there’s an extremely colorful palette of individuals who make it all possible, working together in different areas such as sustainability, conservation, renewable energy and so much more, to make our area of the world more green. Conservation Nebraska and The Office of Sustainability at UNO have brought together some of the most inspirational environmentalists in Omaha to investigate how they landed where they did and what keeps them motivated.
Our first meeting will be February 18th at 3:00pm CST/2:00pm MST with a representative from Centennial Recycling, a broker based out of Colorado. Jaime Gormley will describe their services, how they set rates, commodity returns, and a forecast for the year ahead.
Now through Friday, January 15th, residents may recycle their holiday lights through a drive organized by the Eastridge Elementary School PTO.
With three focused tracks and 20+ speakers over two days, this is the US Composting Council's go-to conference and tradeshow event of the year.
The Nebraska Recycling Council has grant funds of up to $20,000 for the purchase of recycling equipment. Funding for these grants is provided by the Nebraska Environmental Trust. Any Nebraska organization including schools, municipalities and other government entities, nonprofit organizations and recycling companies are eligible.
NRC held the first of six calls this year, hosting over 20 recycling center operators and professionals from across the state to discuss current challenges and new updates at their centers and introduce them to regional recycling resources.
Computer Hardware is a computer store with four retail locations in Nebraska and celebrating their 40th year in business. Computer Hardware is a long-time member of Nebraska Recycling Council and previously WasteCap Nebraska. We spoke with Darrel Albers, owner of Computer Hardware, to get insight to their recycling efforts. This is the story of how Computer Hardware came to offer electronic recycling for Central Nebraska and how their program continues to serve us.
The Nebraska Recycling Council has been awarded a Waste Reduction and Recycling Grant for $51,152 by the Nebraska Department of Environment and Energy to continue work in assessing access to recycling and composting resources and to develop Hub and Spoke recycling systems throughout Nebraska.
Show your significant other AND the planet how much you love them this Valentine’s Day. Each year Americans spend billions of dollars on cards, candy, flowers, stuffed animals, and other gifts - most of which end up in the trash. Here are a few things to try this year that are more sustainable and sentimental.