Citizens of Kimball, Nebraska first organized the Kimball Clean Community System in the 1970's, which became part of the Keep Nebraska Beautiful organization in the early 2000's.
During the past six years, it has developed and operated the Kimball Recycling Center, providing 24-hour collection bins and pick-up service at area businesses.
The recycling program also serves the villages of Dix and Bushnell in Kimball County.
Other activities include the "Golden Broom Award" for businesses that maintain clean and inviting properties; a parking lot cleanup day; a shopping bag exchange where reusable cloth bags are exchanged for plastic shoppng bags; and a tree seedling giveaway.
March 1st to May 31st.
More than 650 pounds of litter was collected by 35 individuals at the Keep Kimball Beautiful cleanup held April 11th. It was part of the Great American Cleanup campaign conducted in various locations throughout the country.
Why You Should Recycle
Recycling has numerous environmental benefits.
Recycling saves energy, conserves natural resources, limits pollution, and supports several sectors of the economy.
Read about the benefits of recycling:
Fungal Biodegradation of CNF
A new green technology, cellulose nanofibril, or CNF:
Bioplastic: Greener than ever
Polylactic acid is a degradable plastic used mostly for packaging. To meet the rising demand, researchers have developed an eco-friendly process to make large amounts of lactic acid from glycerol, a waste by-product in the production of biodiesel.
Celebrating Earth Day by planting a tree at the Manor...
News & Updates
America Recycles event combines fun, education for children
The lords and ladies of Kimball were encouraged to attend this year's America Recycles event at Mary Lynch Elementary
held last Friday. The elementary school eco club, which has played a big role in recycling this past year, was rewarded
by an educational celebration. ...
Mural on southside of Bakery building wall