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First Star Recognized for Carton Recycling

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...

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Recycling Milestone! Cartons Recycling is now mainstream!

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...

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Wastecap NE Names First Star “2013 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...

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