North Central RC&D announces NK Waste and Recycling of Valentine NE

  Photo: Leaning into gale force winds, those attending the NK Waste & Recycling Glass Bunker open house include: Carolyn Hall, Sarah Joy, Dean Jacobs, Rod Stolcpart, Dorine Campbell, Kalli Kieborz, Kim Burge, Lauren Hershey-Henry from Ripple Glass, Mike Burge. Neil Westcott cutting the ribbon, Karen Phillips, Billie Wescott Whiting, Cindy Wescott and Nadeane Allard.

Oct 5, 2018: The Open House and Ribbon Cutting for glass recycling is in the books. This marks the beginning. Glass is heavy and takes a lot of room. Now, in the Valentine area, we have systems in place to keep glass out of the dead end landfill. Instead we can move it forward to serve its next purpose.

NC RC&D announces NK Waste and Recycling of Valentine NE is accepting glass at their recycling center in Valentine. Along with the bins of paper and tin and other recyclables, there is now a container for glass.

“Glass recycling is available because we have found a market for the glass,” comments Neil Wescott of NK Waste & Recycling. “It has been quite a while since there has been anyone accepting glass. Learning about Ripple Glass opened this opportunity.

“It was one year ago this week,” comments NC RC&D Ex Dir Kim Burge, “that I attended the Nebraska Recycling Council’s annual event. At this event, I learned about Boulevard Beer’s program to recycle glass through their newly formed company- Ripple Glass of Kansas City MS. Opening 4 years ago, Ripple Glass Continue reading “North Central RC&D announces NK Waste and Recycling of Valentine NE”

North Central Nebraska RC&D – Recycle, Reuse and Dispose of Properly Directory

North Central Nebraska RC&D has released a Recycle, Reuse and Dispose of Properly Directory

North Central Nebraska RC&D Recycle, Reuse and Dispose of Properly Directory 11302018

Recycling, reusing and disposing properly of any materials is now easier for those living in Boyd, Brown, Cherry, Holt, Keya Paha and Rock Counties.

The NC NE RC&D Council hired a consultant to conduct a feasibility study in 2015-2016. The Council was listening for ways they might be able to continue to serve the 6 counties. Based on the results, it was decided to focus time and assets on identifying recycling opportunities.

The Directory above is one of the results of the Councils work. Continue reading “North Central Nebraska RC&D — Recycle, Reuse and Dispose of Properly Directory”