• Events

    Cross Electronics Free Recycling Events!

    Cross Electronics is bringing to you once again more free* electronics recycling days! Bring all your unwanted electronics working or not to be recycled. Everything with a battery or a cord is accepted for disposal or recycling. *Although just about everything is free to recycle, Cross Electronics has a fee to recycle old tube televisions. … Read More //

    SLPS: Energy Efficiency in Transportation: Reducing the Impacts of Our Mobility

    The way we move about our communities has huge impacts on our environment. Automotive emissions are a major contributor to greenhouse gases and to local air quality issues such as ozone. Energy efficiency provides an interesting lens through which we can explore a number of key questions about our transportation systems. What can we do … Read More //

    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 //

  • News

    The Future of Plastic Bags?

    Introducing the Avani Eco Bag, a bag that is edible and truly biodegradable. ¬†Every year an estimated one trillion plastic bags are used by consumers.¬† When put into perspective, that’s nearly 2 million bags (1,902,587) every minute! That’s an incredible amount of potential plastic waste. The Avani Eco-Bag is designed to be completely compostable and … Read More //

    Cooperative Recycling in Downtown Lincoln

    Working with the City of Lincoln and the Downtown Lincoln Association, WasteCap Nebraska has successfully assisted three downtown Lincoln businesses in developing a shared waste and recycling program. The Bourbon Theatre, the Fat Toad and Yia Yia’s didn’t previously have any formal hauling program for recyclables. The cooperative recycling will divert 8 cubic yards of … Read More //

    Waste Reduction and Recycling Assistance Program (WRRAP)

    The City of Lincoln has established a Waste Reduction and Recycling Assistance Program for commercial establishments starting new recycling programs. This includes government facilities, schools, nonprofit organizations, multifamily housing complexes, institutions, industries and businesses. The City will reimburse an establishment up to $250 for startup costs such as the purchase of recycling containers or educational … Read More //

    Monolith Materials Establishing U.S. Manufacturing Headquarters in Nebraska.

    Monolith Materials, a next-generation carbon black manufacturing company is establishing a new manufacturing headquarters in Hallam, Nebraska for its American operations. This new facility is expected to create 600 new jobs, hundreds of millions of dollars in new capital investment in the state, and a clean energy source to the area. Carbon black technology uses … Read More //

  • Spotlights

    Friendship Home of Lincoln Achieves 4-star Rating from Charity Navigator

    Friendship Home is one of only five charities in Lincoln and one of only twenty-five charities in Nebraska to receive Charity Navigator’s highest rating. Charity Navigator is the nation’s largest and most utilized evaluator of charitable organizations. They provide in-depth ratings and analysis of financial health, accountability, and transparency of selected charities. One of Charity … Read More //

    Mid America Recycling Increases Capabilities With Addition Of Machinex Unit

    Mid America Recycling (MAR) is excited to announce the recent addition of their new Machinex single-stream sorting machine. Before the addition of this machine, Mid America Recycling was at capacity sorting up to 1 ton per hour. With the new sorting machine Mid America Recycling was able to increase their sorting production tenfold to an … Read More //

    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 //

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