Staff Members


Carrie Hakenkamp

Executive Director (402) 436-2384 x1000 [email protected] Ms. Hakenkamp has a Bachelor of Arts in Environmental Studies with an emphasis in Sociology from the University of Nebraska at Lincoln and has been involved in recycling and environmental issues for nearly 15 years.  She has been the Director of WasteCap Nebraska since 1998.  In that time, WasteCap … Read More //


Chris Funk

Director of Zero Waste Programs 402-436-2384 x1003 [email protected] Chris has extensive experience in public health administration, community organizing and advocacy. She holds a B.S. from UNL in Education and an M.S. from the Univ. of Massachusetts in Labor Studies.  She is a graduate scholar from UNMC’s Great Plains Public Health Leadership Institute, completed a 6 … Read More //


Heather Creevan

Office Manager 402-436-2384 x1002 [email protected] Heather Creevan joined WasteCap Nebraska in 2014 as an Office Manager.  She is responsible for providing high-level support to the organizations internal operations.  Her responsibilities encompass many aspects of WasteCap Nebraska, including correspondence, bookkeeping, donor database, data management and reporting.  Her incredible organization skills keeps our team running smoothly.  Heather … Read More //

WasteCap's Mission Statement

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