Title 133 - NEBRASKA DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY
Chapter 3 - APPLICABILITY
001 Funds shall be used in a program in one or more of the following three areas pursuant to the Litter Reduction and Recycling Act. Applicants need not limit themselves to these suggested projects, but are required to stay within the three general categories.
001.01 Public education, motivation and participation:
001.01A The distribution of informative materials relating to litter reduction and recycling;
001.01B The organization and operation of cleanup drives using volunteer help; and
001.01C The development and implementation of anti-litter programs.
001.02 Cleanup of public use areas within the State:
001.02A Subsidies to pay personnel employed by cities or counties to pick up litter;
001.02B Programs aimed at increasing the use of youth and unemployed persons in seasonal and part-time litter pickup programs;
001.02C Work-release litter pickup programs;
001.02D Surveys of amounts and composition of litter and rates of littering; and
001.02E Research and development in the fields of litter reduction, removal and disposal, including the evaluation of behavioral science techniques in litter control and the development of new equipment, and to implement such research and development when appropriate.
001.03 New or improved community recycling and source separation programs:
001.03A Expansion of existing or creation of new community recycling centers;
001.03B Expansion of existing or creation of new source separation programs;
001.03C Research, evaluation and development of markets for the materials and products recovered in source separation and recycling programs; and
001.03D Technical assistance on matters related to recycling and source separation including information and consultation on available technology, operating procedures, organizational arrangements, markets for materials and products recovered in recycling and source separation, transportation alternatives and publicity techniques.
Enabling Legislation: Neb. Rev. Stat. 81-1549, 81-1561 (Reissue 1987)
Legal Citation: Title 133, Ch. 3, Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality
Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality
1200 "N" Street, Suite 400
P.O. Box 98922
Lincoln, Nebraska 68509