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Local Organizations

City of Omaha Recycling


Contains Recyling Information and a list of drop off sites.

omaha recycles!

Envrionment Omaha


This policy development initiative is creating an Environmental Element for the City of Omaha's master plan. There are five content areas - the Natural Environment, Urban Form & Transportation, Building Construction, Resource Conservation and Community Health.

Envrionment Omaha

Firststar Fiber


A locally owned and operated recycling company. They offer single stream recycling and other services to users in the Metro Area.

Firststar Fiber

Green Omaha Coalition


GOC's mission is to promote a healthy, sustainable community through partnerships, policy, and smart solutions.

Green Omaha Coalition

Keep Omaha Beautiful


Keep Omaha Beautiful, Inc. is a non-profit organization dedicated to litter reduction, beautification and education on solid waste issues.

Keep Omaha Beautiful

Metro RideShare


MetrO! Rideshare is a publicly funded commuter matching service for anyone who commutes to, from, or within the MAPA five county region.

Share a Ride!

NE Flatwater Chapter of USGBC


A chapter of the US Green Building Council working to promote green building practices, technologies, policies and standards through partnerships with other organizations.

Flatwater

Omaha Public Power District: Aim Green


An energy information center.

Waste Facility!

Omaha Young Professionals


The Greater Omaha Young Professionals is comprised of next generation leaders 40 and under who want to impact the community and work together to contribute to Omaha's growth.

Waste Facility!

Pollution Prevention Region Seven

The Pollution Prevention Center is an information hub that contains topics, discussions and events that are taking place in Omaha and surrounding area. Be sure to check it out!

Pollution Prevention

Under the Sink


Under the Sink is a household hazardous waste collection facility.

Waste Facility!

Waste Cap Nebraska


A non-profit organization that provides confidential, non-regulatory waste reduction and recycling services to Nebraska businesses.

Recycle!

National Organizations

AASHE


Campus Resource Page

AASHE

APPA – Educational Facilities Management


A place where facilites professionals can gather and discuss ideas.

APPA

Consumer Reports - Greener Choices


Find reports and reviews on green products.

Consumer Reports

National Wildlife Federation: Campus Ecology


Promotes sustainability leadership among colleges and universities by providing resources,technical support, networking opportunities, education events.

Campus Ecology

Energy Information Administration


Provides Offical Energy Statistics from the U.S. Government.

Energy Star


A great site that provides info, products and tips for being energy efficient.

Energy Star

Environmental Protection Agency


A site with great resources and information.

EPA

EPA Green Building Council


A non- profit organization with the goal of making green buildings available to everyone within a generation.

GreenBuild

Fixingtheplanet.com


FixingThePlanet.com is a subsidiary of EcoEarth LLC and is founded on the principal of providing a place for individuals anywhere to converse and share green ideas.

Fixing the Planet

NACUBO


The National Association of College and University Business Officers site.

NACUBO

NREL


The site for the National Renewable Energy Laboratory.

Ride to Work


"A 501 c4 non-profit organization, advocating and supporting the use of motorcycles and scooters for transportation, and providing information about everyday utility riding to the public."

Ride to Work

Rocky Mountain Institute


A non-profit "think and do" tank working on energy solutions.

Rocky Mountain

Tree Campus USA


Sponsored by the Arbor Day Foundation, this non-profit group works to link Universites and Colleges together who share the common goal of plant/tree management.

Tree Campus

Building

EPA Green Building Council


A non- profit organization with the goal of making green buildings available to everyone within a generation.

GreenBuild

NE Flatwater Chapter of USGBC


A chapter of the US Green Building Council working to promote green building practices, technologies, policies and standards through partnerships with other organizations.

Flatwater

Energy

APPA – Educational Facilities Management


A non-profit organization that provides confidential, non-regulatory waste reduction and recycling services to Nebraska businesses.

APPA

Conserving Water


49 ways to conserve water in your home.

Conserve water

Earth 911


A general environmental resource.

Earth911

EcoFoot


How much does it take to maintain your lifestyle? Use the footprint calculator to find out!

EcoFoot

Energy Information Administration


Provides Offical Energy Statistics from the U.S. Government.

Energy Star


A great site that provides info, products and tips for being energy efficient.

Energy Star

Greenhouse Gas Guide


An animated guide to greenhouse gases.

Climate Change Guide

Ideal Bite


Small steps toward sustainability.

Ideal Bite

Living With Ed


Epidsodes and advice about living green.

Ideal Bite

Natureworks LLC


Natureworks LLC is an independent company providing products with a low carbon footprint.

Natureworks

NREL- National Renewable Energy Laboratory


The site for the National Renewable Energy Laboratory.

Omaha Public Power District: Aim Green


An energy information center.

Waste Facility!

Rocky Mountain Institute


A non-profit "think and do" tank working on energy solutions.

Rocky Mountain

Food

Eat Well Guide


Find local, sustainable and organic food.

Eat Well

Sustainable Table


A site dedicated to providing healthy, organic food choices.

Sustainable Table

Recycling

City of Omaha Recycling


Contains Recyling Information and a list of drop off sites.

omaha recycles!

Firststar Fiber


A locally owned and operated recycling company. They offer single stream recycling and other services to users in the Metro Area.

Firststar Fiber

National Recycling Coalition


College and University Recycling Council

National Recycling Coalition

Under the Sink


Under the Sink is a household hazardous waste collection facility.

Waste Facility!

Transportation

Driving Tips


Tips on how to drive more efficiently.

Tips

EV World


A blog that provides information on sustainable transportation.

evworld

OMAHA MAT


Omaha's public transportation system.

MAT

Metro RideShare


MetrO! Rideshare is a publicly funded commuter matching service for anyone who commutes to, from, or within the MAPA five county region.

Share a Ride!

Ride to Work


"A 501 c4 non-profit organization, advocating and supporting the use of motorcycles and scooters for transportation, and providing information about everyday utility riding to the public."

Ride to Work

General Tips/Information

Cool It! Tips for Going Green


Every day actions that can make a difference.

Tips

National Geographic Green Guide


Green Guide to Living .

green guide

The Science of Global Warming


Global warming facts.

Global Facts!

Stop Global Warming


"Our mission is to use the strength of numbers to urge our government to join the rest of the world in addressing global warming, and urge business to start a new industrial revolution of clean energy that reduces our dependence on oil.."

Stop!

TIME: Simple Ways To Stop Global Warming


Can one person slow global warming? Actually, yes. You—along with scientists, businesses and governments—can create paths to cut carbon emissions. Here is our guide to some of the planet's best ideas.

Time!