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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

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

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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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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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

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 local...

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Read our latest announcement e-letter here!