• Events

    Free Webinar | Battery Take-Back: A Sustainable Solution

    The demand for both single-use and rechargeable batteries has significantly increased over the last decade as the use of mobile products trends upward. However, when not properly disposed, household batteries represent a serious threat to the environment and public health, as well as a significant waste of recyclable materials. Proper management is especially an issue … Read More //

    SLPS: Manufacturing and Selecting Net Positive Materials

    What if products improved your quality of life and helped ecosystems thrive? That is the vision of The Living Product Challenge, a new program created to synthesize complex manufacturing data into a unified tool for responsible material creation and selection. Living Products build soil, create habitat, nourish the human spirit and provide inspiration for personal, … Read More //

    Scrap metal drive to benefit LPS recycling program

    Lincoln and Lancaster County residents are encouraged to recycle their scrap metal and donate all or a portion of the proceeds to benefit the Lincoln Public Schools (LPS) recycling program.  Aluminum cans and scrap metal can be taken to Alter Metal Recycling, 6100 N. 70th St., and Sadoff Iron and Metal Recycling Company, 4400 West … Read More //

  • News

    Subaru of America and Recycle Across America Join Forces to Support the Zero Landfill Initiative Piloted at Three National Parks

    Recycle Across America (RAA) teams up with Subaru of America to get proper signage for recycling at three of Americas national parks, the Denali National Park, Yosemite National Park, and Grand Teton National Park. Recycle Across America has created what has become the standard label for recycling with over 1.25 million RAA labels in use … Read More //

    The Retrofit companies – Universal & Hazardous Waste Recycling Services

    Established in 1992, The Retrofit Companies (TRC) is one of the largest hazardous waste transporters in the country. Along with hazardous waste transportation, TRC also provides recycling services for hard to recycle items like: fluorescent lamps, batteries, electronics, PCB materials, oils & filters, glycol coolants, pharmaceutical waste, appliances, televisions (CRT and flat), paints, solvents, products containing mercury, and much … Read More //

    Welcome Megan Jackson, a new Program Manager, to our Team!

    Megan Jackson joins WasteCap Nebraska with a dedicated commitment to promoting the health and well being of Nebraskans and our natural resources. Since graduating from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln with a B.S. in Environmental Studies, Megan has dedicated her work to the field of conservation and sustainability. From publishing action plans for promoting urban walkability and coordinating Safe … Read More //

    Consumer Technology Association Launches Electronics Recycling Pilot Program in Nebraska

    The Virginia-based organization Consumer Technology Association (CTA) has announced a yearlong pilot program to help Nebraskan residents recycle their consumer electronics. Nebraska has one of the lowest recovery rates of any state for electronics in the nation, with just 49% of adults living in the state knowing where they can recycle electronics compared with a … Read More //

  • Spotlights

    Scott Vyskocil of NAI FMA Realty Named 2016 CPM of the Year

    NAI FMA Realty is pleased to announce Scott Vyskocil, vice president, property management, has been named the 2016 “CPM of the Year” by the Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM) Nebraska Chapter. The award was presented at the chapter’s annual past presidents and award luncheon held on October 20th in Omaha, NE. Vyskocil joined NAI … Read More //

    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 //

    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 //

WasteCap's Mission Statement

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