Proper management and disposal of waste – everything from the trash generated in our homes to hazardous waste generated by industry – has a direct impact on the quality of Nebraska’s environment. Through our waste management decisions, we can all contribute to ensuring that the waste we create does no harm to our environment.
Below, waste issues are separated into two categories – solid waste, which is the common trash we create, and hazardous waste, which is more highly regulated and needs to be managed with care. Click on the categories below to find out more information about how to properly manage waste:
Solid Waste: How Do We Manage It?
Hazardous Waste: How Do We Manage it?
Land Quality/Waste Statistics and Links
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Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality
1200 "N" Street, Suite 400
P.O. Box 98922
Lincoln, Nebraska 68509