Nebraska Recycling Council


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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Nebraska Safety Council Training

D.O.T. Hazardous Materials Training Do you have a job that puts you in contact with hazardous materials or hazardous wastes that are transported in any way? A “HazMat Employee” could be anyone who meets any of the following criteria: 1. A person who offers a hazardous material for transportation. 2. A person involved in the […]


Recovering Nutrients from…wait, what?

Get ready, we’re about to talk about poop. Maybe that makes you giggle, maybe it makes you cringe, or maybe it raises your enthusiasm, because you know that poop has a lot of potential. As Midwesterners, many of us are familiar with the advantages of manure as a fertilizer, but advances in technology are creating more […]

Volunteers Needed

Nebraska Recycling Council has volunteer opportunities for two interesting projects coming up. Please read below and contact us if you or your organization has any interest. Call or email Beth at 402-436-2384, ext. 1005, or Callers for the Online Recycling Guide – anytime in the next 2-3 months. We need about four volunteers to […]

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 […]

What could a recycling equipment grant do for you?

Just look at all this beautiful equipment. It could be yours! Ok, well you can’t have these exactly, but if you have a wish list, an NET recycling equipment grant is just the thing for you. Send us your application by the 15th of the month, and get your equipment needs in the pipeline. The sooner the better, […]

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