2023 Fall Conference, The Graduate Hotel, September 19. Nebraska Recycling Council

Thank you for attending the 2023 NRC Annual Fall Conference.

Congratulations to our 2023 Award Winners!

2023 Member of the Year Award
Central Community College

2023 Waste Diversion Project of the Year Award
Solutions Plastic

2023 Commonwealth Award
Nebraska Innovation Campus

2023 Green Team Award
City of Kearney

2023 Advocacy Champion Award
Dale Gubbels

Thank you to our Sponsors!


NRCS color logo

At the Natural Resources Conservation Service, we have a proud history of supporting Nebraska’s farmers, ranchers and forest landowners by providing financial and technical assistance to help protect natural resources and meet their unique conservation needs.

NE State Compost Council logo
The USCC Nebraska Chapter was founded in February 2019
as a program of the Nebraska Recycling Council, and an
official state chapter and affiliate organization of the US
Composting Council. As a USCC state affiliate, the Nebraska
Chapter of the US Composting Council is dedicated to the
development, expansion, and promotion of the composting
industry in Nebraska using science, principles of
sustainability, and economic viability.
Goodwill logo

For 91 years, Goodwill Industries Serving Southeast Nebraska, Inc. has been strengthening the Lincoln community by providing services for individuals who face barriers to employment and by offering residents an outlet for recycling unused household items and clothing. The sale of donated items in Goodwill’s retail stores remains the largest source of funding for its programs and services. 

Nebraska Safety Council

Located in Lincoln and serving all of Nebraska since 1961, the Nebraska Safety Council’s mission is to provide education and leadership to empower people to live safe and healthy. We provide support and services to organizations of all sizes, across a wide range of industries throughout the state and surrounding areas. 


ReUnite is our invitation for you to join this mission right from home. At our roots, our mission is to make this planet a cleaner, healthier home for us all.  Whether you have electronics, appliances, cans, cardboard, or something else, we ensure it gets recycled, reused, or properly disposed of depending on local end markets.

Lincoln Earth Day logo

The Lincoln Earth Day Celebration is an annual celebration in Lincoln, Nebraska. Our exciting community event has approximately 2,500 attendees annually and our Coalition wants you to join in the fun. There are dozens of booths that all promote, educate, and celebrate environmental stewardship, green education, and sustainable living.


First Star Recycling is passionate about making it easier and more economical for Nebraska and Iowa homeowners and businesses of all sizes to recycle and improve their waste management processes. The company processes recyclables for businesses and communities throughout the Midwest and markets close to 100,000 tons annually to end users throughout the country and internationally.We work with community education and outreach to help businesses, organizations, and communities understand the value and importance of sustainable recycling practices, and we’re constantly looking to expand our areas to serve and diversify the type of materials we are able to recycle.