Nebraska Recycling Council

Events

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 […]

Webinar – Building on Goodwill’s Legacy of Reuse, Repurposing and Recycling in Greater Nebraska

FREE! Thursday, March 8 noon-1pm Tammy Slater, CEO of Goodwill Industries of Greater Nebraska. Inc., will give a presentation about the Recycling, Re-Using and Re-Purposing activities of her organization, serving 55 counties in central and western Nebraska. Dedicated to helping people with disabilities or barriers reach their goals and improve their quality of life, Goodwill […]

Webinar – Navigating Lincoln’s Cardboard Ban for the Commercial Sector

FREE! Thursday, February 22 noon-1pm Lincoln’s landfill ban on cardboard will be effective April 1, 2018. This webinar focuses on the commercial sector, featuring three perspectives along the recycling continuum: Gene Hanlon, Recycling Coordinator with the City of Lincoln; Kelley McReynolds, general manager of Mid-America Recycling, a local materials recovery center; and Jim Klein, owner […]

How to Set up a Successful Recycling Program in Multifamily Housing Complexes

A Lunch-n-Learn Event Hosted by NRC Date: Tuesday, February 20, 2018 Time: 11:30am – 1:00pm Location: Mayflower Hall, First-Plymouth Church, 2000 D St., Lincoln, NE 68502 Cost: $15 Do you manage or own a multifamily housing unit in Lincoln, and are you wondering how you can comply with the new corrugated cardboard diversion ban? (Starting […]

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 […]

Solar Solutions for Communities

JOIN THE EVENT Solar Solutions for Communities Thursday, February 1, 2018 3:30 pm 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 […]

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, […]

Recycle Your Tree

In many urban and suburban areas, Christmas trees are collected from curbside during the first 2 weeks in January. Be sure to remove all remove all lights, wire, tinsel, ornaments, nails, stands, other NON-Organic decorative materials and other materials that are not part of the original tree. This includes tree stands also. Flocked trees are usually […]

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 […]

5th Annual Recycle Holiday Lights Drive

Through January 8, 2018 and until January 14th at Eastridge Elementary COLLECTION SITES This season, don’t throw away old strands of holiday lights, recycle them! Eastridge Elementary PTO has recycled over 25,000 pounds of holiday lights over the past four years, diverting thousands of pounds of materials from local landfills. Proceeds support important PTO initiatives. […]

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