Our mission is to promote waste reduction, reuse, and recycling while educating students, faculty, and staff on how to make simple lifestyle changes that positively impact local and global natural environments through voluntary partnership with our program.
Make a Difference on Campus and in the Community
Practicing the 3 R's is an easy way to help make a positive impact on UNL and the surrounding Lincoln Community. Learn more about Lincoln and Lancaster County's water reduction guidelines.
In 2021, UNL diverted 2392 tons of materials away from landfill with a diversion rate of
Let's continue to strive to increase our recycling rate at UNL!
As a result of your recycling efforts in 2021,
UNL was able to conserve:
- 9,136 Trees
- 3,761,996 Gallons of Water
- 752,399 lbs of Air Pollution
- 2,203,455 kW Hours of Electricity
- 1,774 cu yd of landfill space