||KNB's Family Fun Walk/Run is June25th!|
Keep Nebraska Beautiful invites you to join us for our Third Annual Family Fun Walk/Run on Saturday, June 25, 9:00 a.m. at Zorinsky Lake, 156th & F Streets in Omaha.
The distance you walk or run is your choice. The distance around the entire lake is ~7 miles. The Walk/Run promises to be lots of fun. The Governor has been invited to join our Walk. We'll look forward to seeing you on June 25th!
Download the 2016 KNB Walk/Run Sponsor Form here to mail in or register on-line below.
Walk Sponsorships are $250 that includes your corporate logo on the back of the Event t-shirts, on event materials and on the Event Banner. To Register your Walk/Run Sponsorship click here:
Registration is $15 per person that includes either an event t-shirt or a shopping bag. You can register by clicking on the Add to Cart button below. Make sure you scroll down to select either the shopping bag option or if you prefer a t-shirt please scroll down for the proper size t-shirt for each registration. Register by June 11 to ensure receiving a t-shirt or shopping bag. They will be distributed at the Walk.
Download the 2016 KNB Registration Form here to mail in or register on-line below.
|The 2016 Keep Nebraska Beautful Conference
Join us on August 24-25 at the Hilton Garden Inn in the Historic Haymarket in Lincoln for this year's Keep Nebraska Beautiful Conference. Jennifer Jehn, President and CEO of Keep America Beautiful will be an honored guest.
Hotel reservations are due by July 23 and early registration ends August 10th. We hope to see you there! Download the 2016 KNB Conference Brochure and Registration Form here.
|2016 Keep Nebraska Beautiful Awards Application
Enter the Keep Nebraska Beautiful Awards so we can recognize and honor the efforts of your school, youth group, organization, business, or community! Award categories include: Deanie Anderson for a community's overall environmental efforts; Youth Group School Award K-5 and 6-12; School Recycling; Great American Cleanup; "Grow Big Red" for your red flower plantings; and Business/Industry in addition to KAB Affiliate Awards.
The Awards Luncheon will take place at noon on August 25th at the Hilton Garden Inn in Lincoln. We encourage everyone to enter the awards and attend the luncheon! Download the 2016 KNB Awards Application Form here.
|2016 Keep Nebraska Beautiful Golf Tournament
Join us for our 20th Annual "Golf for the Environment Golf Tournament to be held September 22 at Woodland Hills. Huge thanks to our already committed sponsors: Title Sponsor Mostek Law LLC; Division Sponsors: Olsson Associates; Sinclair Hille Architects/Davis Design; HDR and Black & Veatch; Event Sponsors: Nebraska Beverage Association and Abe's Trash Service, Inc.; Hole-in-One Sponsor SilverStone Group; Bloody Mary Bar Sponsor SCS Engineers; Breakfast Sponsor Rembolt Ludtke; Luncheon Sponsor JEO Group.
We would love to add your company to our group of sponsors - Event, Hole, Team or donation! Teams are limited and will be on a first come basis. It promises to be lots of FUN! Download the 2016 KNB Golf Flyer and Registration Form here.
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||KNB Wins National Award
Keep Nebraska Beautiful is honored to be receiving a Diamond Level Award, the highest award for a State Affiliate, from Keep America Beautiful. The award will be presented at the KAB National Conference to be held the first week of February in Orlando, Florida. It will be the eleventh consecutive year of winning the top-level Diamond level award.
|Recycle Bowl Competition for K-12 Schools
Thirty-four schools throughout Nebraska registered to participate in the 4-week competition sponsored by Keep America Beautiful. The competition ran from October 19 - November 15, 2015. For competition results, visit http://recycle-bowl.org.
|2016 Great American Cleanup
The 2016 Great American Cleanup throughout Nebraska is right around the corner. Our emphasis months are March through May. If your community or organization is interested in participating, please contact our office.
|America Recycles Day was November 15th
America Recycles Day is a day set aside to help raise awareness and the need to recycle. Thanks to all the schools, businesses, and individuals who participated and encouraged others to recycle! For more information and educational resources on recycling, visit www.americarecyclesday.org.
Keep Nebraska Beautiful is proud to partner with the Douglas, Lancaster, Gage, Colfax, Dodge, and Cass County Sheriffs' Offices to offer a Litter Hotline to report persons observed littering in those counties. We encourage persons who spot a littering violation along any street, road or highway within the 5 counties to call 877-NO LITTR (877-665-4887) or complete the form by clicking here.
|Schools Are Invited to Join Over 166 Other Schools in the Litter-Free School Zone Program |
In an effort to keep school grounds clean and free of litter, Keep Nebraska Beautiful initiated the Litter-Free School Zone Program. For your school to participate, contact our office at 402.486.4562 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
|Nebraska School Chemical Cleanout Campaign|
A website has been developed for the Nebraska School Chemical Cleanout Campaign (SC3) Program which includes numerous education and training resources, a database schools can use to keep their chemical inventories, and more. The website can be found at www.NebraskaSC3.org.
Keep Nebraska Beautiful was a recipient of a grant from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to develop the Nebraska School Chemical Cleanout Campaign. Additional grant assistance has been received through the Nebraska Environmental Trust and the Department of Environmental Quality. The goal has been to develop and implement a school chemical management and safety program for all Nebraska schools. 291 schools have been assisted in cleaning out old, outdated or unneeded chemicals. For more information about the program, please contact the Keep Nebraska Beautiful office at 402.486.4562.
|2015 KNB Golf Tournament Winners and Sponsors!!|
We owe a huge thank you to our major sponsors for this year's Keep Nebraska Beautiful Golf Tournament! Our Title Sponsor was Mostek Law LLC, and our Event Sponsors included CHI Health Alegent Creighton Clinic, Abe's Trash Service, HDR, Olsson Associates, Nebraska Beverage Association, Papillion Sanitation and DLR Group.
The Overall Winning Team was the Mardesen Team. Division Winners included: SilverStone Group, First Star Recycling, CHI Health Alegent Creighton Clinic and Felsburg Holt & Ullevig. Check out pictures of the winning teams on our Facebook page.
|Cars to Donate
Do you have a used car, truck, boat, RV, motorcycle, or farm equipment sitting idle? You can donate them to Keep America Beautiful and Keep Nebraska Beautiful. If you have a local KAB affiliate in your community, they will benefit too. Even better, your donation is tax-deductible. The program takes care of all title and sale-related paperwork for you. Call 855.426.2474 or visit this webiste for more information. Cars to Donate.
|Nebraska Household Hazardous Waste Program|
The Nebraska Household Hazardous Waste Program has permanent collection facilities available in Kearney, North Platte and Holdrege in addition to Omaha, McCook. The Holdrege facility includes a mobile unit that will serve the following cities/counties: City of Holdrege/Phelps County, City of Franklin/Franklin County, City of Minden/Kearney County and City of Alma/Harlan County.