#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.
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.
Join us for an open house to celebrate Julie's retirement on December 17th!
NRC wants Nebraskans to know that the best kind of paper is the paper not used in the first place. In honor of America Recycles Day, November 15th, the Council encourages every household to sign a pledge to reduce paper consumption. Take the pledge, enter into a drawing, and learn more about recycling.
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.
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.
Nebraska Recycling Council is happy to report that from 2016-2018, 26% of the grants funded were awarded for used equipment or to repair existing equipment. 40% of the grant funds were used for cities/villages with populations less than 5,000 in Nebraska. The following map shows the relative fund disbursements in each territory. The 55 recycling equipment grants awarded in this period serve more than 978,382 people in Nebraska. We are proud to partner with Nebraska Environmental Trust!
NRC wishes to congratulate all of the 2019 Award Winners, which are businesses and entities that demonstrate initiative and commitment to sustainability practices including waste diversion. Check out the brief videos created for each of the winners.
Nebraska Recycling Council (NRC) welcomes Heather Creevan as the new Executive Director, announced during the 2019 Awards Luncheon and Workshops on October 4, 2019.
Ever go to BLUE Sushi Sake Grill? How about Flagship Commons? Or The Escape Omaha? If you go to any of THESE hundreds of Omaha and Lincoln area businesses, you can support NRC in one of the easiest ways! Download the free TAGG (Together a Greater Good) app, and take a picture of the receipt from your purchase. Choose Nebraska Recycling Council as your charity organization, and the business will donate to us at no extra cost to you!