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Baseball Fans Can Now Convert Previously Non-Recycled Plastics into Energy Through Revolutionary Waste Management Program

Baseball Fans Can Now Convert Previously Non-Recycled Plastics into Energy Through Revolutionary Waste Management Program Fans visiting TD Ameritrade Park Omaha will now notice something new on the concourse this year – a new way to recycle their garbage. Throughout the ballpark, fans will see bright orange EnergyBags™, a unique waste management process designed to

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First Star is honored with Greater Omaha Business Excellence Award

Firstar Fiber Corporation (dba First Star Recycling) is honored to be among this year’s Greater Omaha Business Excellence Award recipients.  The awards, from The Greater Omaha Chamber, celebrate companies who dedicate themselves to excellence and help make Greater Omaha a more vibrant place to do business, work and live.  The awards celebration will be held

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Recycling Milestone! Cartons Recycling is now mainstream!

January 2017 saw carton recycling hit a major milestone!  Today, 60 percent of U.S. households have access to carton recycling through their local recycling programs.  According to the Federal Trade Commission green guidelines, this means that food and beverage cartons can now carry the standard “Please Recycle” logo. First Star Recycling was proud to be

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First Star Named Nebraska’s “Recycler of the Year”

Wastecap NE Names First Star “2013 Recycler of the Year” WasteCap Nebraska held their annual Sustainability Summit Awards, and this year, First Star was honored as the 2013 Recycler of the Year. We are honored to receive this award in recognition of our efforts to simplify and streamline residential and business recycling practices throughout Omaha

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Nebraska Recycling Council awarded First Star Recycling with the 2017 Award for Waste Diversion Project of the Year Award.

We are honored to receive this award in recognition for our work with the Hefty® EnergyBag™ program.

Baseball Fans Can Now Convert Previously Non-Recycled Plastics into Energy Through Revolutionary Waste Management Program

Baseball Fans Can Now Convert Previously Non-Recycled Plastics into Energy Through Revolutionary Waste Management Program Fans visiting TD Ameritrade Park Omaha will now notice something new […]

First Star is honored with Greater Omaha Business Excellence Award

Firstar Fiber Corporation (dba First Star Recycling) is honored to be among this year’s Greater Omaha Business Excellence Award recipients.  The awards, from The Greater Omaha […]

Recycling Milestone! Cartons Recycling is now mainstream!

January 2017 saw carton recycling hit a major milestone!  Today, 60 percent of U.S. households have access to carton recycling through their local recycling programs.  According […]

First Star Named Nebraska’s “Recycler of the Year”

Wastecap NE Names First Star “2013 Recycler of the Year” WasteCap Nebraska held their annual Sustainability Summit Awards, and this year, First Star was honored as […]

First Star Recycling Wins Keep Nebraska Beautiful Charity Golf Tournament

First Star Takes Home First Place at Annual Charity Golf Tournament Our sales team played a great game at Keep Nebraska Beautiful’s 17th Annual Charity Golf […]

First Star Recycles Cartons

First Star Recognized for Carton Recycling First Star Recycling was one of the first community recycling organizations to begin recycling cartons. As a result, First Star […]