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COVID-19 Update

Due to the current community risk, NRC staff is working remotely. You can find email addresses for all staff members HERE.

Events:

EPS Foam Drop-off in Omaha

EPS Foam Drop-off in Omaha

Be sure to keep your EPS Foam from gift giving this season, especially if you live in the Omaha area! Plastilite Corporation, located at 4930 Battlefield Drive, in Omaha, recycles EPS Foam. Citizens can simply go to their office location, and the ...
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:

We are hiring!

We are hiring!

Join our team! We are currently hiring a part-time Administrative Assistant, who will be responsible for ...
We need your help!

We need your help!

The Nebraska Recycling Council (NRC) is developing a program to test the viability of creating compost at feedlot sites for cropland use.
Meet Kaya!

Meet Kaya!

Kaya joins Nebraska Recycling Council as a program director. Get to know her and the ways she will serve NRC in this position!
NRC Visits Firstar Fiber

NRC Visits Firstar Fiber

Nebraska Recycling Council Board of Directors and Advisory Council had the chance to tour Firstar Fiber, the largest materials recovery facility in Nebraska, on September 23rd. Their mechanical sorting process is the first one of its kind in Nebraska and remains the largest in the state, providing both commercial and residential customers the most convenient and comprehensive means to recycle.

equipment vendors

Solid Waste Equipment Co
Riekes Equipment
STIL Solutions
Plymouth Industries LLC
Pro-Tainer, Inc.
Altitude Recycling Equipment
Busch Systems
Elliott Equipment Company

The Latest from the Community Toolkit

Special Solid Waste Collection Service: Madison, WI

Madison, Wisconsin's Program to Assist Disabled with Carts offers qualified residents a special solid waste collection service. This may be used as an example of the requirements, conditions, information, expectations, and application process to help municipalities get started with this type of service.

Special Solid Waste Collection Service: Omaha, NE

Omaha, Nebraska's Age 70 or Disabled Assistance program offers qualified residents a special solid waste collection service. This may be used as an example of the requirements, conditions, information, expectations, and application process to help municipalities get started with this type of service.

STIL Solutions: Sustainability Through an Inclusive Lens

A website with information, resources, products, and services provided by STIL Solutions. To address the problem associated with the inaccessibility of waste disposal in public spaces for individuals with vision loss, STIL Solutions has developed a low-technology system known as the WasteFinder. The WasteFinder is a two-part system which provides both tactile and visual information to assist individuals with vision loss to independently and effectively dispose of their waste in public spaces.