News & Events

November 13, 2018 - 12:00 pm - Energy Efficiency 101The Wayne Green Team, in partnership with Wayne State College, invites you to join us to learn about energy efficiency and how it can apply to our everyday lives. The guest speakers will cover topics such as:

  • Energy Efficiency Inspections
  • Energy Efficient Appliances
  • Financial Incentives for people to upgrade

Come to this special meeting in the back room of Tacos N More, 509 Dearborn Street, at noon on Tuesday, November 13, 2018.



September 15, 2018, 8am-10:30am (or earlier if truck fills up) - Electronics Recycling Event in Wayne Our annual fall electronics recycling event will be held on Saturday, September 15th, enter eastbound on 3rd Street between Lincoln and Pearl, across from the City Hall parking lot, from 8 - 10:30 am, or earlier if the truck fills up. With funds from an NDEQ Waste Reduction & Recycling Incentive Grant, this year we are partnering with DataShield out of Omaha. Help keep harmful substances out of landfills and bring your electronics to be recycled. For more details on acceptable items and fees, click here.

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

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 Street Bring your own mug and see demos on what you can and cannot recycle in Wayne. Number 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 Street 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 Acceptedtires, 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.