Green Omaha Coalition

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Green Omaha Coalition 2016 Year in Review

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Recent News:

Sustainability and Environmental Education in Omaha Schools

You might often read stories about schools like UC Irvine, which just purchased 20 electric buses for their fleet, or Colorado State University, known as the “Greenest School in America,” and wonder how those schools get so much support for sustainability in student...

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Stating the Obvious

If you are reading this, it is very likely that you are a green conscious individual. You subscribe to the principles of sustainability and you participate in recycling, renewable energy, habitat protection or any number of these important moralities. Something that...

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Happy Holidays from the Green Omaha Coalition!

The year is winding to a end and as the holiday season moves into full swing community events and activities begin to slow down. The GOC will be taking a break from publishing its weekly announcement email until 2017, but we look forward to sharing all of the...

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Green Home Tour 2016 Call for Submissions

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: DO YOU HAVE A GREEN HOME IN MIDTOWN?  The GOC's annual Green Home Tour is returning this fall and we are seeking green home owners in the Midtown area to be a part of this year's tour. Indoor and outdoor features are welcome, including: solar...

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Thank you for GIVING during Omaha Gives!

  We would like to say a large and resounding THANK YOU to the community for helping make Omaha Gives a hugely successful event. The GOC raised $621.10 from 27 unique donors PLUS we will receive 1% of the bonus dollars. Not only did the GOC exceed our last year's...

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GOC Participates in Omaha Gives!

  NOW THROUGH MAY 25!   Dear GOC Member/Supporter,   The annual Omaha Gives! campaign is under way. This unifying event grows philanthropy across Douglas, Sarpy and Pottawattamie counties by celebrating the spirit of giving and raising awareness about...

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Grants Available for Recycling Equipment

Grants Available for Recycling Equipment Nebraska State Recycling Association (NSRA) has grant funds available for municipalities, other government entities, non-profits and recycling companies (for example, waste haulers) who wish to purchase recycling equipment....

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GOC Demonstration Tent at Earth Day Omaha

Come out to Elmwood Park on Saturday, April 16, 2016 from 11am-6pm! The 27th Annual Earth Day Omaha event, the City’s largest ecological showcase and celebration, will feature exhibit booths, children’s activities, demonstrations by local green organizations, plus...

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