Events:

Feb 5th Webinar: Model Composting Regulations in the United States

Feb 5th Webinar: Model Composting Regulations in the United States

Join the webinar to learn about compost facility permitting in the United States and the top issues with composting permitting and how states are progressing forward. The presentation will also include the United States Composting Council (USCC) Model Rules Template and information on the USCC’s Seal of Testing Assurance Program. Most important, how it all applies to Nebraska! Get a sneak peek of the Compost Operations Training Course coming to Nebraska in August of 2020 by the USCC Nebraska Chapter.
Apply by January 16th: Firstar Fiber Job Opening

Apply by January 16th: Firstar Fiber Job Opening

Firstar Fiber, Inc. is looking for a Marketing Assistant to join our Community Outreach Recycling Engagement (CORE) Pilot Project. Firstar Fiber is Nebraska's largest mechanical Materials Recovery Facility (MRF) and processes recyclables from ...
The Television Event Decades in the Making

The Television Event Decades in the Making

It’s time the dangerous lead in your old television set entered The Twilight Zone. Recycle your old CRT (Cathode Ray Tubes) TVs and monitors properly with FREE recycling during the CRT Amnesty event—a value upwards of $50!
It’s Giving Tuesday. What fires you up?

It’s Giving Tuesday. What fires you up?

#GivingTuesday is a global day of generosity. It is a day where you can find something that gets you fired up and share your passion in many ways. Whether your giving comes from the charity portion of your budget, your time and talent, or your inspiring voice, we want you to GET INVOLVED.
Dec 4 – Project Drawdown: How Education Reduces GHG Emissions

Dec 4 – Project Drawdown: How Education Reduces GHG Emissions

Crystal Chissell from Project Drawdown will review what the Project Drawdown report is and how education, specifically the education of women, can reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Project Drawdown is a world-class research organization that identifies the most viable global climate solutions. Project Drawdown partners with communities, policy-makers, non-profits, business, investors, and philanthropists to identify and deploy science-based, effective climate solutions.

News:

Brand New! A Community Toolkit for Municipalities

Brand New! A Community Toolkit for Municipalities

Nebraska Recycling Council has just released a “Community Materials Management Toolkit” with more than 390 resources covering 22 comprehensive subject matter categories regarding solid waste, recycling, and organics management.
Continuing a Path to Nonprofit Excellence

Continuing a Path to Nonprofit Excellence

Nebraska Recycling Council is proud to announce we are now a Nonprofit Association of the Midlands (NAM) Best Practices Partner. We are excited to continue on a path to nonprofit excellence as we commit to the NAM Guidelines and Principles.
New Year, New Beginnings

New Year, New Beginnings

I am privileged and thrilled to have the opportunity to follow in Julie Diegel’s footsteps, serving as the new Executive Director to advance Nebraska Recycling Council’s mission to inspire social, economic, and environmental change throughout the state.
Our gift to you!

Our gift to you!

The holidays are a time of giving, gratitude, and celebration. The season also generates a surge of extra materials with the gifts, excess food, packaging, and wrapping. Spread the love and not the waste this holiday season with these helpful tips.
Reflections

Reflections

To say that 2019 was an eventful year at the Nebraska Recycling Council is the understatement of the year! Our mighty little staff broke new ground and widened our circle of friends and colleagues. We learned new skills from our professional partners and were entrusted to carry out major projects by grant makers. Perhaps most importantly, we made a leadership transition.

OUR MISSION

To maximize the economic and environmental benefits of resource recovery in Nebraska.

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