Events:

NRC Recycling Equipment Grant Applications Due the 15th of Each Month

NRC Recycling Equipment Grant Applications Due the 15th of Each Month

The Nebraska Recycling Council has grant funds of up to $20,000 for the purchase of recycling equipment. Funding for these grants is provided by the Nebraska Environmental Trust. Any Nebraska organization including schools, municipalities and other government entities, nonprofit organizations and recycling companies are eligible.

News:

2022 CHaRM Event Success

2022 CHaRM Event Success

To celebrate Earth Day, NRC held a CHaRM Event (Collection for Hard to Recycle Materials) in conjunction with Lincoln Earth Day at Nebraska Innovation Campus on Saturday, April 23th. We had a successful day, collecting a total of 15,982 pounds of recyclables!
Farewell Heather

Farewell Heather

This month we are saying thank you and farewell to Executive Director Heather Creevan. Heather spent eight years as a Nebraska Recycling Council employee and three years as the Executive Director.

equipment vendors

Pro-Tainer, Inc.
Riekes Equipment
Elliott Equipment Company
STIL Solutions

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Special Solid Waste Collection Service: Madison, WI

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