Our first meeting will be February 18th at 3:00pm CST/2:00pm MST with a representative from Centennial Recycling, a broker based out of Colorado. Jaime Gormley will describe their services, how they set rates, commodity returns, and a forecast for the year ahead.
Now through Friday, January 15th, residents may recycle their holiday lights through a drive organized by the Eastridge Elementary School PTO.
With three focused tracks and 20+ speakers over two days, this is the US Composting Council's go-to conference and tradeshow event of the year.
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.
When one door closes, another one opens. It is with gratitude for his service and a bit of sadness we share that Gene Hanlon, longtime board member and valued friend of NRC, is stepping down from our Board of Directors after 30+ years of service. At the same time, we are happy to welcome Willa DiConstanzo to the Board of Directors.
Getting through 2020 has required us to change direction and become flexible in ways that we had not imagined before. Nebraska Recycling Council (NRC) is looking forward to going into 2021 with the adaptability and resilience of 2020, and the vision to be the authority in sustainable materials management in Nebraska--for a future where all materials and resources are reserved for their highest and best use and landfills are the last resort.
Five organizations were recently awarded grants valued at $66,955.00 through the Recycling Equipment Grant Program administered by NRC with funding from the Nebraska Environmental Trust. The grant assists with the costs of new and refurbished equipment and is critical in expanding recycling options in communities.
Two Tecumseh City Council members, and three students volunteers from Johnson County Central Schools volunteered their time to assist with a contamination sort at Tecumseh's Recycling Center on Friday afternoon, November 20th. This sort was conducted by the Nebraska Recycling Council and was funded through a Waste Reduction and Recycling grant from the Nebraska Department of Environment and Energy.