WasteCap Nebraska is hosting a free webinar on Thursday, September 24, 2015 featuring Jennifer Dawani, WasteWise Program Coordinator, US EPA Region 7; Chris Tuohey, Regional Manager, Kemper Sports/Sand Creek Station Golf Course; and Laura Wetzel, Environmental Communications Manager, Eastern Research Group, Inc.
In this webinar, you will hear from the EPA on its free WasteWise program including a demonstration of ReTRAC Connect, an online solid waste tracking and reporting tool – just one of the benefits to participation in the Waste Wise program. You will also hear valuable perspective from a WasteWise partner – Sand Creek Station Golf Course about the organization’s waste reduction and tracking efforts.
The EPA’s WasteWise program is a free, voluntary program that assists and recognizes businesses, governments and organizations that reduce or eliminate costly municipal solid waste and select industrial wastes, benefiting both the environment and their bottom line. WasteWise partners range from small local governments and nonprofit organizations to large, multinational corporations.
The webinar will run from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. Register here: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/2506710958617606913
WasteCap Nebraska is a statewide, member-based nonprofit organization that works with community and business leaders to build zero waste communities. We help community leaders with zero waste planning of policies, programs and infrastructure, and assist businesses with achieving zero waste goals and developing sustainable business practices. Our mission is to eliminate waste in Nebraska.2015 Sustainable Business Awards Luncheon
Season Football Parking Registration
Reserve your season parking pass for Nebraska home football games at 6th & J. Parking is $10 per game. Season passes for 7 games are $60 (buy 6 get one free). A 3% processing fee will be charged for online payments. For this pilot season, there will be no alcohol or grills allowed.
WasteCap Nebraska is proud to announce Central States Reprocessing as a new member. Your Resin Reprocessing Problems Solved! Central States Reprocessing provides the following services to meet your needs:
WasteCap Nebraska is proud to welcom Central States Telecom is Lincoln’s expert in business phone systems as a new member. We offer variety of services ranging from installing NEC phone networks, to allowing you to seamlessly manage your business calls online or through your mobile.
CST is a diamond level dealer with NEC Corporation of America. We have also partnered with ICC Cabling Solutions, Engenius Wireless Products and Plantronics Headset Solutions, supplementing the telecommunication systems each company provides.
We provide you with the option to choose from a variety of servers, including:
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WasteCap Nebraska has four openings on our Board of Directors and we’re looking for some great candidates who are passionate about our mission to eliminate waste in Nebraska. We’re especially looking for candidates with accounting or finance experience, fundraising experience, community planning and business management. Please contact Carrie Hakenkamp, Executive Director, at 402-436-2384 x 1000 or[email protected] for more information and to receive a board candidate questionnaire.US Conference of Mayors: Definition of Zero Waste
For the complete resolution: http://www.usmayors.org/
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 of the ReStore.
The meeting runs from 11:30am to 1:00 pm and includes a zero-waste lunch. Cost is $12 or $10 for WasteCap Nebraska and Green Omaha Council members.
Green Team Roundtables are open to the general public, offering brief presentations by local professionals, as well as discussions on current environmental and social issues of concern to businesses, elected officials and citizens.
Habitat for Humanity of Omaha is a nonprofit, Christian housing ministry that works to eliminate poverty housing and to make adequate housing a matter of conscience and action. Habitat Omaha builds and renovates houses, eliminating vacant lots and abandoned homes in the blighted areas of North and South Omaha. Since its founding in 1984, the organization has partnered with more than 800 families to help address housing issues through homeownership, repairs and community building activities.