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American Recycling Achieves R2 Certification

NRC member, American Recycling, with two facilities in Lincoln, has achieved an important milestone in their capacity to provide verified safe and responsible electronics recycling in Nebraska. They join only one other company, (NRC member, Lifespan in Omaha), with R2 Certified facilities in Nebraska. The Nebraska Recycling Council congratulates American Recycling for this ambitious achievement. What is R2 […]

Member Spotlight

Nebraska Recycling Council welcomes MWC Enterprises, Inc. as a new member! Located in Atkinson, Nebraska, MWC Enterprises, Inc. has taken pride in meeting the needs of solid waste and recycling providers since 1992.  Their trash containers are engineered with customers’ needs in mind, and manufactured with the highest standards. All sizes of their Rear, Front and […]

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 […]

2017 Nebraska State Fair Sustainability Pavilion

Do you have an environmentally friendly message that you would like to share at the State Fair?  If so, then you may qualify to participate in the 2017 Nebraska State Fair Sustainability Pavilion. The 2017 Fair is August 25 throughSeptember 4. The Sustainability Pavilion is a great place to reach out to State Fair guests with […]

Congratulations to First Star Fiber

Greater Omaha Chamber has awarded First Star Fiber the Business Excellence Award in Leadership.  They are being recognized for their strong vision for the future, a dedication to the betterment of their organization, community, and a passion for developing others. Business Excellence Awards reception will be help on Tuesday, May 9th from 4-6 p.m.  For […]

Join Big Red Worms for Their Product Launch and Open House

Want to see what Big Red Worms does? Need to get the garden boosted for the season? Jeremiah Picard, the well known Worm Czar of the Midwest, is hosting an open house and product launch on Saturday, April 15th at 3211 NW 39th Street from 9 am – 4 pm. For more information visit:

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. […]

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