EPA is accepting applications for funding to improve community health, resilience, and sustainability through sustainable materials management in EPA Region 7 (serving Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, and nine Tribal Nations). Applications are due May 3, 2021.

Students from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln's environmental studies orientation course examine recycle labels on bottles collected from bins in Hardin Hall on March 24. The students conducted a waste audit, learning how to gauge the success of a recycling program.

Education campaigns may improve curbside recycling practices for residents who produce average or low amounts of contamination, but they may not impact the worst offenders, according to new research.