News & Events
April 22, 2018 - Earth Day
Earth Day was first celebrated in 1970 on April 22 to focus a national day on the environment. This annual event is now 48 years old and recognized around the world, with the goal to protect and sustain our Earth and its resources. Join us this month at our special events celebrating the Earth and pledge to be green in 2018!
April 22, 2018: 6:30 p.m. - Before the Flood at the Majestic Theatre
Join us on Earth Day at the Majestic Theatre for a free screening of the powerful documentary, Before the Flood
, a riveting account of the dramatic changes now occurring around the world due to climate change, as well as the actions we can take to prevent catastrophic disruption of life on our planet. For more info, visit https://www.beforetheflood.com
Doors open at 6:30 p.m. for exhibits, raffles, and discussion, and the 96-minute film begins at 7 pm. Raffle tickets are one for $5 or five for $20 and raise funds for the WSC Green Team.
This free event is hosted by the WSC Green Team, the City of Wayne Green Team, and the A. Jewell Schock Museum of Natural History, with funding from the Nebraska Recycling Council.
Bring your own popcorn container and cup to the movie and make it a zero waste event!
April 20, 2018, 10 am - Zero Waste Chamber Coffee hosted by the Wayne Green Team
This Zero Waste Chamber Coffee will be at the Wayne Public Library, 410 Pearl St. Bring your own mug and see demos on what you can and cannot recycle in Wayne. #RecycleRight.
April 27, 2018, 2:00-4:00 p.m. - Household Hazardous Waste Event at Wayne Transfer Station
For a $10 drop-off fee, bring your household hazardous waste for proper disposal to the Wayne Transfer Station, 110 S Windom St. HHW items include: lightbulbs, latex & oil-based paints, yard & garden chemicals, oil, cleaning chemicals, pesticides, herbicides, anti-freeze, car batteries, and mercury or mercury-containing devices, including CFLs. Household quantities only. Not Accepted: tires, electronics, appliances, PCBs, picric acid, science lab materials, radioactive materials, or biological hazards.
Sponsored by the Northeast Nebraska RC&D, Nebraska Environmental Trust, Wayne Green Team and Gill Hauling.
March 31, 2018 - Wayne Transfer Station Closed for Gill Hauling Training
The Wayne Transfer Station will be closed on Saturday, March 31 and will return to regular hours the following Monday, April 2.