Nebraska Recycling Council

Events:


Hearing for LB945 (Transfer Funds from NDEQ): Jan 22nd, 1:30pm

IMPORTANT!!! LB945: Transfer of Funds from NDEQ This bill provides for a transfer of funds out of both the Litter Reduction & Recycling Grant Fund and the Waste Reduction & Recycling Grant Fund. The Litter Grant Fund transfer would increase from $200,000 to $700,000, and the Waste Reduction & Recycling Grant transfer would increase from […]


Webinar – One Province, One System: A Recycling Model Funded by Producers

Join our webinar on Tuesday, January 23rd from noon-1pm, when Allen Langdon from Recycle BC will provide an overview of the Recycle BC program, the first 100% Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) program in North America where industry assumes full financial and managerial responsibility for the residential recycling system.  In its three and a half years of existence, […]


Solar Solutions for Communities

JOIN THE EVENT Solar Solutions for Communities Speaker: Jeff Berggren Solar is the fastest growing renewable energy source and is becoming more cost effective. Jeff Berggren will be giving a presentation on the benefits of community and individual solar. Berggren will give examples of communities throughout Nebraska that have built community solar arrays and how […]


Scrap Metal Recycling Drive to Support LPS

Through Earth Day (April 22, 2018) Bring scrap metal to Sadoff Iron and Metal Company or Alter Metal Recycling to have it recycled. All types of scrap metal will be accepted, including aluminum and tin cans, pots and pans, appliances, wiring, sinks, bathtubs and electric motors. Residents should notify vendors regarding the amount of recycling revenue that is to […]

News:


We’re Moving! (but not far)

New look, same great team! NRC is busy preparing to settle into our new office on February 8th. We are excited to have a more functional space for our organization. Here’s our new address for, you know, fun things like mail and visits: 3800 VerMaas Place, Suite 102 Lincoln, NE 68502 Thanks for updating your address […]


What a wonderful time…to become a member!

If you’re considering a membership with NRC, now is the perfect time to join! We have switched to a calendar year renewal system, making the process more efficient for us and hopefully easier for you, too. And you may have noticed the small celebration of *ahem* New Year’s recently. What’s in it for you? Membership […]


Legislation of Concern: LB945 and LB762

IMPORTANT!!! LB945: Transfer of Funds from NDEQ This bill provides for a transfer of funds out of both the Litter Reduction & Recycling Grant Fund and the Waste Reduction & Recycling Grant Fund. The Litter Grant Fund transfer would increase from $200,000 to $700,000, and the Waste Reduction & Recycling Grant transfer would increase from $400,000 […]


Keeping an Eye on Plastics

The proliferation and use of plastics has had terrible environmental consequences on our earthly homeland for many years; however, the economics of plastics packaging has overcome our better judgment when it comes to pollution prevention. What will it take for humanity to give up its plastic habit? Below are newsworthy developments in the wide world […]

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