Recent News:

We had a great day at Earth Day Omaha! 

We had a great day at Earth Day Omaha! 

Thank you for coming out to celebrate with us at Elmwood Park! GOC board members and volunteers were engaged all day long spreading the news about our mission and projects, and also collecting public feedback about the proposed plastic bag ban. It was great to see so...

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2019 Metro Science & Engineering Fair

2019 Metro Science & Engineering Fair

Congratulations to the Environmental Award Winners! On March 8th (rescheduled due to weather), the Green Omaha Coalition sponsored four Special Environmental awards at the Metropolitan Science & Engineering Fair. Thank you to representative GOC judge David...

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Pushing the boundaries of sustainability

Pushing the boundaries of sustainability

by Ned Bagniewski Over the last decade sustainability has become a “holy grail” of the green movement, spanning across environmental organizations and the corporate world alike. However, the Earth’s climate and ecosystems have already suffered significant impacts from...

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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

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

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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