Hefty® EnergyBag™ Now Available to Buy at Selected Hy-Vee Stores

Hefty® EnergyBag™ are now available for residents to purchase at selected Hy-Vee stores across the Omaha region. Participating Hy-Vees include: Hy-Vee #2 14591 Stony Brook BlvdHy-Vee #3 8809 W Center RoadHy-Vee #6 9707 Q StreetHy-Vee #9 17810 Welch PlazaHy-Vee #11...

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 and our CEO Dale Gubbels were given a featured position in the “Faces of 40” profile from the Carton Council, to serve as a model for other...

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...

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...