Climate concerns and depletion or degradation of natural resources are prompting citizens to better understand the implications of their consumption habits and the amount of waste that must be managed from their own household. A paradigm shift is occurring in which decisions will be made within the framework of a circular economy instead of the linear economy. Understand why “reduce, reuse, recycle” are important, but also why they are associated more with the existing linear economy rather than the future circular economy. Every person can have an impact. Understanding the options for managing waste in Lincoln creates the foundation for having the maximum impact. Learn how UNL is integrating sustainability into their waste management and other university operations to foster progress towards institutional sustainability goals.