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Nebraska Programs and Resources
Bureau of Air and Radiation
This bureau protects the public from the harmful effects of radiation and air pollution and conserves the natural resources by preventing damage to the environment.
Bureau of Waste Management
The Bureau of Waste Management is responsible for programs associated with the handling and disposal of waste materials.
Bureau of Water
The Bureau of Water administers programs related to public water supplies, wastewater treatment systems, the disposal of sewage, and nonpoint sources of pollution.
Cans for the Community
Cans for the Community volunteers collect aluminum cans for recycling from businesses, apartment complexes, community recycling drop-off bins, and at local events such as KU football games. All proceeds from recycling are donated to local non-profit organizations.
Department of Health and Environment
This department promotes the health of Kansans through preservation, protection, and remediation of natural resources of the environment.
Kansas Business Industry Recycling Program (Kansas BIRP)
The Kansas Business and Industry Recycling Program is a private nonprofit organization which was established in 1983 to promote voluntary recycling in Kansas. Kansas BIRP is an educational organization, serving as a source of information regarding innovative methods designed to promote and increase recycling in the residential, governmental and commercial/business sectors. On the Kansas BIRP web site individuals can search our resource directory, market directory and Kansas recycling center/program directory.
Kansas Department of Education
The Department of Education houses information that can help teachers, students and parents with questions they may have regarding kindergarten through 12th grade state education programs.
Shawnee County Recycling
This site provides recycling drop off locations for the county.
United States Environmental Protection Agency-Region 7
This agency serves the environmental programs in Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, and Nebraska. Call toll free 1-800-223-0425 for more information.
WasteCap Nebraska is a non-profit organization that provides confidential, non-regulatory waste reduction and recycling services to Nebraska businesses.
WasteCap offers on-site assessments, employee training, workshops and product recycling research as well as recycling contract management services.