• Events

    The Disproportionate Impact of Climate Change on Nebraska’s Poor: The Legal Implications

    Thursday, December 1st, 3:30-4:30 pm, SLPS live broadcast will focus on this climate change challenge, how today’s concept of “environmental justice” must include this long term commitment to low-income Nebraskans, and what Nebraskans can do to support this effort. Climate change impacts and disproportionately affects low-income Nebraskans. With higher temperatures becoming more common in the … Read More //

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    Cross Electric Recycling: Free Collection Event Dec. 10th

    Cross Electric Recycling is having a free collection event on December 10th, from 10am-1pm at Digital Doc on 3822 North 156th Street in Omaha, Nebraska. Cross Electric Recycling will collect all electronics, working or not. Anything with a cord or a battery. Small to large ~ from a cell phone to an automobile and everything in … Read More //

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    November 15th is America Recycles Day

    America Recycles Day is the only nationally recognized day dedicated to promoting and celebrating recycling and buying recycled products in the United States. Recycling is the easiest thing we can all do to improve our community, conserve natural resources and create green jobs. Support recycling by taking the pledge: https://americarecyclesday.org/pledge/ Come visit WasteCap at Central … Read More //

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  • News

    Support WasteCap While Doing Your Online Holiday Shopping

    AmazonSmile is a simple and automatic way for you to support WasteCap Nebraska every time you shop, at no cost to you. When you shop at smile.amazon.com, you’ll find the exact same low prices, vast selection and convenient shopping experience as Amazon.com, with the added bonus that Amazon will donate a portion of the purchase price … Read More //

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    Economic Impact Study: 2015 U.S.-Based Scrap Recycling Industry

    Scrap recycling is a major U.S.-based industry dedicated to transforming end-of-life products and industrial scrap into new commodity grade materials and driving economies by making the old, new again. Recycling reduces greenhouse gas emissions by significantly saving the amount of energy needed to manufacture the products that we buy, build, and use every day. While … Read More //

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    NSRA Recycling Equipment Grants Still Available

    Nebraska State Recycling Association (NSRA) still has grant funds available from the 2016-17 grant cycle for municipalities, other government entities, nonprofits and recycling companies needing to purchase recycling equipment. Interested parties should visit www.recyclenebraska.org or contact Julie Diegel at 402-202-0755 or jdiegel@recyclenebraska.org. Grants can help fund the purchase of recycling trailers, semi trailers, carts, dumpsters, … Read More //

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    Congratulations to Eagle Printing! 2016 Downtown Lincoln Impact Award Winner

    For decades, Eagle Printing has been a staple within the downtown business community, though not always under its current name. This year, Eagle underwent another rebranding and changed its logo as well as its name from Eagle Group to Eagle Printing and Sign. Since its inception, Eagle has provided hundreds of local businesses and thousands … Read More //

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  • Spotlights

    University of Nebraska-Lincoln Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources is paving the way!

    Your University of Nebraska–Lincoln is taking the lead in solving world problems related to food, fuel, water and rural development. And we’re not slowing down. In fact, we’re growing our research, teaching and extension programs. We’ve experienced record enrollments and hired more than 100 new faculty since 2012. We have the experts, the vision and … Read More //

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    Introducing our newest member: Zoetis!

    Zoetis is a world leader in discovering, developing, manufacturing and marketing medicines and vaccines — as well as complementary diagnostics, genetic tests, and services. With more than 60 years of experience and a singular focus on animal health, they strive to make our products, services and people the most valued by our veterinarian and livestock … Read More //

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    Congratulations Environmental Leadership Awards Recipients!

    Congratulations to all of our members who were awarded the Environmental Leadership Award! Recipients include:  Uribe Refuse, Duncan Aviation, Lincoln Electric Systems, and Gene Hanlon! The awards ceremony will recognize businesses, organizations and individuals who have demonstrated environmental leadership in sustaining and improving air, land and water quality and protecting public health. The award winners … Read More //

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