Nebraska Recycling Council


May 31: Open House!

Come see our new digs! Now that we’ve been settled in our new space for a few months, we’re ready to show it off. We’ll have cake, ice cream, tea, and coffee available for your enjoyment. Come on over to say hi! May 31st noon-1:00 pm 3800 VerMaas Place, Suite 102 If you feel inclined […]

FREE Webinar June 5th: Hub & Spoke – A Recycling Model for Rural Communities

Hub & Spoke – A Recycling Model for Rural Communities Join us for a free webinar on Tuesday, June 5th from noon to 1:00 pm. Recycling in rural areas presents unique challenges. One option is to form multi-community partnerships to capitalize on economies of scale. Learn how rural Nebraska communities in can improve their recycling […]

May 22: Panhandle Regional Recycling Forum

Tuesday, May 22, 2018 9:30am-4pm Knight Museum & Sandhills Center (“Theater” Room) 908 Yellowstone Avenue Alliance, NE 69301 This all-day event will be held in Alliance, hosted by Keep Alliance Beautiful in partnership with Nebraska Recycling Council. The meeting is for the recycling industry, municipalities, recycling organizations, economic development professionals, Nebraska extension, manufacturers/end markets, transfer stations […]

Support NRC on Give to Lincoln Day!

No need to wait until it’s officially Give to Lincoln Day. You can give a gift to NRC today or any day this month, and every donation we receive is made bigger by matching funds. Your donation can go that much further in supporting our work to… Provide statewide recycling assistance and support. Maintain the most comprehensive […]

Free Webinar May 8th

What is a Community-Based Social Marketing and How Can it Help Improve Your Community’s Recycling Program?   Join us for a free webinar on Tuesday, May 8th from noon-1pm. Jennifer Tabanico, President of Action Research, will cover the basic principles of community-based social marketing as a behavior-based approach for developing effective recycling programs. The presentation will include information on […]

Celebrating Earth Day Around Nebraska

Earth Day celebrations will take place throughout much of April, and we found some of the most fun, educational, and eco-friendly activities happening in all corners of our great state.   Earth Week @ CCC Campuses | April 19th – 28th | Grand Island, Kearney, Columbus & Hastings From a pollinator garden tour and vermicomposting workshops […]

SLPS: Organizing for a Sustainable Future

Date and time: April 5, 2018 3:30-4:30 pm Presenter: Joe Higgs Do you want to work with others for a sustainable environment? Do you wonder how to identify and develop new leaders for your group or sustainability organization? Do you know what it takes to change laws and policies at the local, state and national […]

#takeittothebin April 1st!

The Lincoln cardboard ban is right around the corner! Are you ready? Here are some quick facts you should know and resources to help you if needed: April 1, 2018 – The day that corrugated cardboard will no longer be accepted at Lincoln’s landfill*. No, it’s not an April Fools’ joke. If you already recycle […]

Earth Day CHaRM Event

NRC is hosting a “Collection Event for Hard to Recycle Materials” (CHaRM) at Nebraska Innovation Campus on Saturday, April 28th from 9am to noon in cooperation with Lincoln Earth Day. Electronics, document shredding, batteries, and clothing will be collected for a $10 donation per vehicle to raise funds for NRC. Volunteers will be on hand to unload […]

2018 Household Hazardous Waste Mobile Collection Schedule

April 7: Lincoln-Lancaster County Health Department, 3131 O St. (south parking lot). May 5: Star City Shores parking lot, 4375 S. 33rd Court. Sept. 8: Walmart parking lot, 87th and Nebraska 2.  Oct. 6: Lincoln-Lancaster County Health Department, 3131 O St. (south parking lot).   Accepted items include pesticides, lawn and garden chemicals, household cleaning products, paint thinners, stains, […]

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