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:

Call for Committee Members!

The Nebraska Recycling Council is developing Municipal Waste Reduction Toolkits in 2024 and looking for participation from industry professionals.
Legislative Update

Legislative Update

Executive Director, Haley Nolde, testified in opposition of LB 1413 at a hearing Tuesday, Jan. 30th in Lincoln. Sections 26-29 of the bill aim to transfer a total of $3 million from the Waste and Litter Reduction and Recycling Funds into the General Fund.
Local Example of a Sustainable Food System

Local Example of a Sustainable Food System

The Montessori Children’s Room in Omaha, Nebraska is a local example of a sustainable food system. Montessori Children's Room is a private school with a student population of 160, 18 teachers, and two kitchen staff.
Durable Medical Equipment Collection and Rehome Events

Durable Medical Equipment Collection and Rehome Events

Do you or someone you know have durable medical equipment in storage at home? Are you in need of some durable medical equipment? Thanks to grant funding from the Nebraska Environmental Trust, the Nebraska Recycling Council will be hosting a series of four collection/rehome events for large durable medical equipment.

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.