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  • Events

    HopCat Tour June 27th

    WasteCap Nebraska Cordially Invites You To A Special GREEN Event for Owners and Managers of Lincoln’s Restaurants and Bars! HopCat Tour 601 P Street Monday, June 27th 3:00 – 5:00 pm Come see how Lincoln’s newest Brew Pub makes SUSTAINABILITY part of their everyday business by: * Composting food waste * Using compostable products * Conserving and tracking … Read More //

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    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 //


    Zero Waste Business & Community Roadmap Webinar Series

     Wed., July 13: Training and Leadership Critical Components to a Successful Zero Waste Program: 11:30 am – 12:30 pm CST A system is only as good as its user! During this webinar, we demonstrate the importance of training staff for Zero Waste in any organization.Well-rounded Zero Waste training is often the key to successful diversion and source separation. Take … Read More //

  • News

    Lincoln Recycling Petition

    According to Lincoln City Councilwoman Leirion Gaylor Baird “Nearly every day, Lincoln lands on a brilliant new ‘Top Ten’ list. Happiest city. Healthiest city. Best city to get a job or be a young entrepreneur. There is a list, however, we have yet to crack: top recycling city. In fact, back in 2012, Lincoln made … Read More //


    Accepting 2016 Annual Awards Applications

    WasteCap Nebraska’s Annual Awards Luncheon will be held Friday, October 7th at The Country Club of Lincoln.  The deadline for applications is July 22nd.  All Waste Cap Nebraska members are encouraged to apply. Awards will be given for:  Member of the Year, Service Provider of the Year, Green Team of the Year, Zero Waste Business Award … Read More //


    Pilot Project to Increase Business Recycling Downtown

    WasteCap Nebraska is working on a Pilot Project, funded by the Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality, to identify ways to help downtown Lincoln businesses increase their recycling.  Working in collaboration with the Downtown Lincoln Association we have identified three blocks that that have a high number of bars and restaurants, which tend to generate larger … Read More //


    Meet the 2016 Annual Awards Luncheon Keynote Speaker

    Will Sagar, Executive Director with the Southeast Recycling Development Council, will be our inspiring keynote speaker this year, Friday, October 7th.  SERDC’s mission is to unite industry, government, and non-government organizations to promote sustainable recycling in the Southeast.  Efforts include a specific focus upon the economic impact of the recycling industry. He works from his … Read More //

  • Spotlights

    Springo Water WON $50,000.00!!!

    Springo Water won the $50,000.00 from U.S. Bank and the edge contest.  Thank you to all of you who voted for them.  Springo Water plans to expand their equipment, education and benefit the community with the proceeds!  Congratulations to Springo Water! … Read More //

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    Lancaster Event Center Celebrates 15th Anniversary

    Lancaster Event Center is celebrating its 15th year of hosting the annual county Super Fair and now over 270 events per year.  The Lancaster Event Center is the Midwest’s premier multi-use facility. … Read More //


    Union Bank & Trust Site Receives Best in Industry Award

    Congratulations to Union Bank & Trust!  The Web Marketing Association recently awarded UBT go “Best Bank Website” in its 2016 Internet Advertising Competition Awards! … Read More //

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