Upcoming Events

“Business Recycling 101” – February 12th from 8:30 am to 12 noon at the Lancaster Co. Extension Office

This training session will not only help you, as a business representative, train your employees how to recycle, but also how to maintain your current recycling program.  Those attending the training will receive a packet containing a customizable interactive CD and a training manual.  Topics will include how and why businesses should recycle electronics, fiber, fluids (oil, solvents, etc.), and fluorescent light tubes. 

Latsch’s “Buy Recycled” Training – March 19th from 8:30 am to 11 am at the Scottish Rite Temple

Latsch’s will host and sponsor this half-day training session to assist local businesses in purchasing recycled-content office supplies.  Attendees will receive WasteCap’s guide entitled “Buy Recycled: Train the Trainer Program.”

Computer & Electronic Equipment Collection – April 11th from 10 am to 4 pm at State Fair Park

Held in conjunction with the Lincoln-Lancaster County Health Department’s CESQG Hazardous Waste Collection, this grant-funded collection will offer businesses the opportunity to recycle old electronic equipment at a reduced fee.

WasteCap of Lincoln Committees

Development/ Membership/ Funding Committee

Assist staff in membership outreach and fund seeking. Develop strategic business plan and membership structure.

Services Committee

Assist staff in identifying service providers, researching new waste reduction/recycling alternatives, and reviewing waste assessments.  Develop master agreements and minimum performance standards for service providers.

Training and Education Committee

Assist with finding partners, hosts and sponsors for training sessions, talk & tours, workshops, etc.  Assist in research and development for educational programs and workshops.