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Giving Tuesday with Green Omaha Coalition

Giving Tuesday with Green Omaha Coalition

A DAY TO GIVE GREEN! November 27, 2018 is #GivingTuesday and Green Omaha Coalition is asking for your financial support and your green advice! Your support helps guarantee our ability to create original programming and provide comprehensive information about local...

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GOC’s Comments on OPPD Strategic Directive-7

GOC’s Comments on OPPD Strategic Directive-7

The Omaha Public Power District Board of Directors is seeking customer input as it works to update its current Board Policy on Environmental Stewardship: Strategic Directive-7 (SD-7). You can read more about the proposed changes here. The Green Omaha Coalition Board...

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Great Until It’s Gone: Water Use in Nebraska

Great Until It’s Gone: Water Use in Nebraska

by Sally Hopley Fresh water is all around us and used not only for our daily tasks but for food production, and the products we use. By now, most folks know it is important to reduce their water use, but here’s a quick reminder of why it is important. There is a...

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Changes to Omaha’s Commercial Recycling

  On June 13, 2018, Green Omaha Coalition and the Omaha Area Higher Education Sustainability Alliance (OAHESA) hosted a forum on the "End of Single-Stream Commercial Recycling in Omaha" in Creighton University's space at the Highlander Accelerator Building. This was a...

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GOC Demonstration Tent at Earth Day Omaha

SATURDAY, APRIL 21 | 11AM - 4:30PM ELMWOOD PARK Green Omaha Coalition is sponsoring the Demonstration Tent at Earth Day Omaha on Saturday, April 21, 2018 in Elmwood Park from 11am-4:30pm. Come out to participate in a series of 25-minute, interactive demonstrations and...

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2018 Metropolitan Science & Engineering Fair

Congratulations to the Environmental Award Winners! On March 10, 2018, the Green Omaha Coalition sponsored four Special Environmental awards at the Metropolitan Science & Engineering Fair. Thank you to representative GOC judges David Nichols, Craig Swanson, Jerry...

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Smart Energy Talks + Virtual Green Home Tour

OCTOBER 28, 2017 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. UNO'S MILO BAIL STUDENT CENTER Parking instructions here. Renewable energy is becoming a part of our community. Come to the 2017 Smart Energy Talks to hear what is happening with solar in Nebraska at the city level and the...

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Member News: OPPD Sustainability Highlights

OPPD Highlights for Green Omaha Coalition, July 2017 Omaha Public Power District has several strategic directives. Per Strategic Directive 7, Environmental Stewardship, OPPD is committed to operate OPPD in an environmentally sensitive manner. As part of the directive:...

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EAB: An Opportunity for Community Engagement

By Diana C. Failla In June of 2016, the Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) was found in the state of Nebraska in a South Omaha Park during an EAB Mayoral Press Conference. Could the timing have been better than to make its appearance during a press conference on EAB management...

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GOC Demonstration Tent at Earth Day Omaha

Green Omaha Coalition is sponsoring the Demonstration Tent at Earth Day Omaha on Saturday, April 22 in Elmwood Park from 11am-5pm. Participate in 20-minute, interactive demonstrations covering topics such as stormwater and rain gardens, urban chickens and beekeeping,...

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2017 Metropolitan Science & Engineering Fair Award Winners!

On March 11th, the Green Omaha Coalition sponsored four Special Environmental awards at the Metropolitan Science & Engineering Fair. Thank you to representative GOC judges David Nichols, Craig Swanson, Sally Hopley and Carl Harms, who reviewed the many worthy...

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Read our latest announcement e-letter here!