COMMUNITY MATERIALS MANAGEMENT TOOLKIT

Access reliable information and resources about how to overcome the barriers to a successful, sustainable recycling program.

Paint Reuse: A Manual for Developing Effective Programs

This paint reuse manual is designed to provide key information about the paint reuse proc-ess for local government entities, community groups, transfer stations, and non-profit or-ganizations. It lists necessary equipment and materials, and outlines steps for developing and implementing two distinct reuse program models: 1) Direct Reuse and 2) Paint Reprocessing. The manual draws from existing paint reuse programs across the country to provide case study examples and explore variations between programs using the same reuse model. Read on to discover how your program can serve your community and join a growing network of paint reuse programs across the country.

RCRA Orientation Manual 2014

US EPA Resource Conservation and Recovery Act manual updated in 2014. An amendment to the Solid Waste Disposal Act of 1976, this is the latest version.

Recycling Survey sample

A sample survey to determine how many citizens recycle and what types of services they would support if offered

Regional and National Resources for Nebraska Businesses

As practices are becoming more transparent, consumers are putting an increasing amount of pressure on organizations to exercise sustainable practices. Sustainability will benefit your organization in many ways: become more efficient, improve your reputation and brand value, provide a platform for innovation, help attract and retain staff, gain certifications, achieve better growth, reduce costs, and strengthen stakeholder relations. This document includes resources, examples, and testimony on improving sustainability efforts within businesses.

Regional and National Resources for Nebraska Schools

Schools and learning facilities are uniquely suited to support sustainability efforts and education. Sustainability and waste reduction is a communal effort and can be incorporated into every aspect of learning. When we help our youth understand the importance of sustainability, we ensure a constant awareness that what we do affects our neighbors, our world, and our future. This document includes resources and testimony to help guide school systems.