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What Steps to Take When Considering Solar Home Improvements

What Steps to Take When Considering Solar Home Improvements

If you've noticed the million or so homes in the United States with installed rooftop solar and thought hmm, then this article is written for you. Before jumping right into installing solar on your home, ask yourself, "Have I taken all steps possible to make my home...

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Sustainability and Environmental Education in Omaha Schools

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

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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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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2016 Metropolitan Science and Engineering Fair Award Winners

On March 19, 2016, the Green Omaha Coalition (GOC) sponsored four Special Environmental awards at the Metropolitan Science & Engineering Fair. Thank you to representative GOC judges David Nichols of Creighton University, Craig Swanson of Earthshade Natural Window...

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Green Home Tour Planning Meeting

Green Home Tour Planning Meeting WHEN: Wednesday, September 30th at 4:00 p.m. WHERE: UNO's Mammel Hall, Room 200 Join us for a Green Home Tour planning meeting today! We will meet in the board room on the 2nd floor, room 200 in the Nebraska Business Development...

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Conservation Tips & Activities

We've compiled a list of easy ways to be green. (Click here to download the list.) Conservation Tips There are multiple ways to be environmentally responsible. Below are some of the most impactful actions that you can take to be a good environmental steward. Energy...

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Recycling Equipment Grants Available for 2015-16

The Nebraska State Recycling Association (NSRA) still has grant funds available for municipalities, other government entities, non-profits and recycling companies (for example, waste haulers) who wish to purchase recycling equipment.  Interested parties should go to...

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GOC Bylaws Amendments

The Green Omaha Coalition board of directors and membership have voted unanimously to amend our bylaws. CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE 2015 GOC BYLAWS. CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE BYLAWS REVISIONS. Since the GOC’s creation in 2007, much has changed. Most notably, there are many...

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