Your Environment:
Land Quality / Waste

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
Solid Waste Map: Locations of landfills, transfer stations, permitted compost sites, C&D landfills
Recycling activities in Nebraska, annual averages from 2000 to 2004
Contamination Sites in Nebraska
Recycling Directory
Regional Topics
Program Promotes Effective Cleanups Through Voluntary Efforts
Link to other Statewide and Regional Topics
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