• Events

    Volunteers Needed for Football Parking Fundraiser

    WasteCap Nebraska is looking for two to three volunteers to help with parking cars in our lot at 6th & J for Nebraska home football games.  Volunteers will be needed for up to three hours before each home game to place signage on surrounding streets, take money and direct cars. This is a fundraiser for WasteCap and we will be … Read More //

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    Wed., September 14: Beyond Recycling: Implementing Reduce and Reuse Webinar: 11:30 am – 12:30 pm CST

    Businesses that Reduce and Reuse see the most savings. While recycling is an important part of the journey to Zero Waste at any business, businesses that have reduced wasteful processes and implemented reuse systems before focusing on recycling have realized the most savings. This webinar demonstrates how to save money, reduce your environmental footprint, and make the best use of available tools … Read More //


    Mission to Zero: 2016 Annual Awards Luncheon & Workshops

    2016 Annual Awards Luncheon & Workshops will be held Friday, October 7th, from 8 am – 1 pm, at The Country Club of Lincoln. Each year, WasteCap Nebraska honors high-achieving businesses and communities for their contributions to Nebraska’s Good Life through superior environmental and social performance.  Join us to honor the 2016 Sustainable Business Award … Read More //

  • News

    New Waste Tracking Feature Helps Building Managers Save Money and Support a Healthy Environment

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) unveiled a waste and materials tracking feature in its Energy Star Portfolio Manager, which is a free benchmarking and tracking tool for commercial building owners and managers. Reducing waste and reusing materials more productively through sustainable materials management over their entire lifecycles conserves resources, helps communities remain economically competitive … Read More //


    Registration is Open!

    WasteCap’s 2016 Annual Awards Luncheon and Workshops , Friday October 7th, will focus on building the infrastructure in Nebraska to ensure that recycling services are available and affordable to all Nebraskans. Each year, WasteCap brings in experts to share their knowledge and experience to help move Nebraska forward.  This year, our keynote speaker and workshop … Read More //


    Recycle ordinance is dead, for now

    The proposed recycling ordinance, with its ban on putting cardboard and paper products into the city landfill, is dead. But supporters are hoping to revive the original plan by either changing the minds of council members later this year or by putting the issue on the 2017 spring city election ballot. Earlier this month, Mayor … Read More //

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    Product Stewardship Institute Launches Toolkit to Facilitate National Phone Book Opt-Out Campaign

    Product Stewardship Institute launched a Phone Book Opt-Out Toolkit to help state and local government officials, environmental organizations, and community leaders run simple, effective outreach campaigns to promote phone book opt-out to reduce paper use. Funded by the Merck Family Fund, the Toolkit contains a wide variety of outreach tools to easily conduct campaigns and heighten awareness, including template … Read More //

  • Spotlights

    Closed Loop Recycling

    WasteCap Nebraska is proud to have Closed Loop Recycling as a NEW member.  Closed Loop Recycling is a recycler of oil absorbents. We use a proprietary process in which we remove and recycle the oil absorbed by our products. We then clean and repackage our products for redistribution to our clients as well as recondition … Read More //

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    Sadoff Iron and Metal completes Omaha, Nebraska, facility expansion

    Sadoff Iron and Metal, headquartered in Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, has announced that the expansion of its scrap metal recycling facility at 4918 F St. in Omaha, Nebraska, will be completed by mid-August 2016. The 5,600-square-foot addition includes two new truck docks, a 35-foot ceiling height to allow for easy dumping and storage of material … Read More //


    Sioux City Journal Wayne Green Team works to raise environmental awareness

    WAYNE, Neb. | Recycling has become so much more than returning empty pop cans and beer bottles to get a 5-cent deposit back. It’s more than placing plastic tubs filled with empty milk jugs, tin cans and cardboard boxes by the curb. For those working to reduce the amount of waste headed to our landfills, … Read More //

WasteCap's Mission Statement

Our Mission: Eliminating waste in Nebraska through innovation, education and policy change.