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 $25,000 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:

Highlights from the Clothing Swap

Highlights from the Clothing Swap

Our second ever Earth Day Clothing Swap went off without a hitch two weeks ago, on April 20th. With the help of our 21 amazing volunteers, NRC was able to directly rehome over 500 items of clothing, and donate 435lbs of leftover items to Goodwill.
April Recycling Equipment Site Visits

April Recycling Equipment Site Visits

Program Directors Allison Majerus and Carina Olivetti conducted a series of recycling equipment grant site visits last month in central Nebraska, connecting with a variety of awardees doing great work!
ISRI Rebrands as The Recycled Materials Association

ISRI Rebrands as The Recycled Materials Association

Executive Director Haley Nolde recently attended the last ISRI (Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries) Convention EVER! On the final day of the event, ISRI rebranded as ReMA (Recycled Materials Association) which reflects a broader movement within our industry. Around the world recyclers are changing the way we communicate.

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.