• Events

    Webinar to Cover U.S. Zero Waste Business Certification Standards

    WasteCap Nebraska is hosting a free webinar on Thursday, August 27th featuring Stephanie Barger, Founder and Executive Director of U.S. Zero Waste Business Council.  Participants will learn about the requirements and process for obtaining a Zero Waste Business Certification and will be shown some great examples of how businesses have achieved this designation. The webinar will run … Read More //


    August 26 Green Team Roundtable Includes Tour of Habitat ReStore Operations

    Habitat for Humanity Omaha will host WasteCap Nebraska’s August 26 Green Team Roundtable at their West ReStore, 10910 Emmet Street in Omaha. Participants will learn about Habitat ReStore’s reduce, reuse, recycle imperatives, and about the construction recycling efforts they have begun implementing during their home-building projects. The presentation will wrap up with a backroom tour … Read More //

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    Get Recognized! Application Deadline is August 10, 2015

    WasteCap Nebraska will recognize member social and environmental achievements at the Annual Awards Luncheon on October 6, 2015.  Please review the following awards in order to plan for your organization’s application, due August 10, 2015. Applications available at: http://www.wastecapne.org/annual-meeting/ Sustainable Business Award Descriptions Service Provider of the Year This award is presented to a service provider … Read More //

  • News

    MRF Study Shows Path to Better Recovery

    Occasionally you have to question everything you know. After all, things change.  Case in point: a recent MRF Material Flow Study proved that recyclable containers should not be flattened prior to their journey on the MRF sort lines. Materials that hold their shape have a higher tendency to flow to the container line and, ultimately, are more likely … Read More //


    Haulers Helping the Homeless

    Starting in August, people in Lincoln will be able to help the poor and help the environment at the same time by giving clothing and shoes to their garbage haulers. Through Haulers Helping the Homeless, the city’s refuse haulers will start picking up bagged clothing, shoes, purses, belts and other textiles at the curb for residential … Read More //

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    Do you know what to do with your Leftovers?

    Dispose of your leftover medications at any of these Lancaster County pharmacies today: Clinic with a Heart – 1701 South 17th Street, Ste 4G CVS Pharmacy – 1550 South St ExtendCare – 1219 North Cotner Blvd Four Star Drug Of Bethany – 1340 North 66th St Four Star Drug of Lincoln – 1265 South Cotner … Read More //


    Nebraska’s Most Comprehensive Recycling Guide

    NEW & IMPROVED!  WasteCap Nebraska presents Nebraska’s Most Comprehensive Recycling Guide.  This guide helps Nebraska businesses and households find service providers for all their waste reduction and recycling needs.  You can search by material, location or organization.  Click on the recycling guide above to start your search.   … Read More //

  • Spotlights

    Lancaster Event Center

    WasteCap Nebraska announces Lancaster Event Center as a new member!  Lancaster Events Center hosts exhibitions, concerts, educational activities and the county fair.  For the event calendar and more information visit their website: http://lancastereventcenter.com/ … Read More //


    First-Plymouth Church

    WasteCap is happy to welcome First-Plymouth Church as a new member! First-Plymouth strives to blend tradition and innovation, the historical and the contemporary. Our worship services have a quality that echoes through the ages and yet, speaks to the present and points to the future. Our religious life is shaped by five guiding principles: We … Read More //


    Prairieland Dairy is Hiring!

    They are currently in search for a skilled maintenance person to work in our milk processing plant. This is a maintenance/management position that includes but is not limited to: maintenance on all equipment (including sanitary), supervising employees, training employees, assist in making management decisions, quality assurance and assisting with HACCP plan. Currently working 5 days per … Read More //

WasteCap's Mission Statement

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