2. Recycling Equipment Grants provides up to $20,000 for schools, municipalities, nonprofits, and private businesses to enhance or help create new opportunities for recycling programs across Nebraska.
3. NRC and the Nebraska Business Development Center at UNK will test the viability of creating compost at feedlot sites for cropland use. The large quantities of organic wastes generated by animal feeding operations, when combined with yard and wood waste collected by municipalities, could provide valuable field-scale fertilizer that is better for soil and water health than manure alone, while reducing costs for municipalities, and providing a value-added product for feedlots and/or compost operations.