11 episodes

What happens to your garbage after it leaves your house? ‘State of Waste’, is an audio series about landfills and solid waste management in Nebraska...from electronic waste to the trash you throw away every day.

State of Waste Nebraska News Service

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What happens to your garbage after it leaves your house? ‘State of Waste’, is an audio series about landfills and solid waste management in Nebraska...from electronic waste to the trash you throw away every day.

    Episode 1: Waste of space

    Episode 1: Waste of space

    Nebraskans’ trash travels from the curb to landfills and eventually dog parks, but who’s managing it?

    • 6 min
    Behind the scenes: Episode 1

    Behind the scenes: Episode 1

    In this bonus episode, we go behind the scenes with Nate Thomas and Jolie Peal to discuss episode 1 of State of Waste, "Waste of Space".

    • 4 min
    Episode 2: Digital debris

    Episode 2: Digital debris

    In this episode, we discuss e-waste. What is it? How does it impact landfills if it is not properly recycled?

    • 7 min
    Behind the scenes: Episode 2

    Behind the scenes: Episode 2

    In this bonus episode, we are speaking with Emma Krab and Olivia Taylor about e-waste. We will dive deeper into what e-waste is and why e-waste can cause problems in landfills.

    • 4 min
    Episode 3: Trash on the move

    Episode 3: Trash on the move

    In this episode, we take a look at the Sarpy County Transfer Station and how it is an example of the future of waste disposal.

    • 5 min
    Behind the scenes: Episode 3

    Behind the scenes: Episode 3

    In this episode, we go behind the scenes with Jordan Opp and Tom Searl from 'Episode 3: Trash on the move' to discuss their team’s reporting on the Sarpy County Transfer Station.

    • 4 min

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