Nebraska Recycling Council


“Lunch & Learn” featuring HopCat’s Zero Waste Program

The Nebraska Recycling Council (NRC) will host a Lunch & Learn on Thursday, August 31, 2017 from 11:30 am – 1:00 pm at HopCat, 601 P Street.  HopCat will deliver a presentation about their sustainability program, which enjoys a 90% waste diversion rate. The cost for lunch is $16 for NRC members and $17 for […]

2017 Annual Awards Luncheon & Workshops

It’s that time of year! Join us for our annual meeting on October 19th. Attend a workshop to learn how communities navigate the process of changing their solid waste management plan or where businesses have opportunities to improve recycling outcomes by pooling their resources. Also, get to know some vendors and hear from our keynote […]

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. […]

Holistic safety culture training: Leading Safety

The Nebraska Safety Council is proud to introduce a new three level course that takes a team-training approach on building a safety culture at your organization. The one-day Leading Safety course provides the right amount of training to each level of your team. The next event is in Lincoln on September 27 beginning at 8:30 […]

Iowa Recycling and Solid Waste Management Conference and Trade Show

The 2017 Iowa Recycling and Solid Waste Management Conference is October 2-4 at the Coralville Marriott Hotel and Conference Center in Coralville, Iowa. This three-day conference includes diverse tours, a top-notch tradeshow, awesome networking opportunities and relevant education sessions. Attend the general sessions to hear from Damon Carson, owner & founder of repurposedMATERIALS, and discover how his company takes […]


Getting to know you…..

Last week, I took a four-day trek across the beautiful area of Nebraska between Lincoln and Ogallala, along and south of I-80.  I wanted to meet and learn from people involved in recycling services, covering as much territory as possible in that timeframe.   It was a humbling and energizing experience. There are many people […]

Mayor’s Environmental Plan for City of Lincoln

On July 11th, Mayor Chris Beutler released a draft environmental plan for the City of Lincoln to guide action in the areas of energy, land use, transportation, waste, and water. The City is seeking public input on the draft Lincoln Environmental Action Plan (LEAP) before the final plan is presented as a resolution to the […]

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 […]

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