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Recycle, Recut, Rejoice

March 5, 2021

The Office of Waste Reduction and Recycling helped a daughter give her father an especially meaningful present for his 90th birthday.

Student Move-Out Guide

March 24, 2020

Students moving out of campus residence halls should use the following guidelines for disposing of items you no longer need while limiting the amount of waste going to landfills: Trash Place all trash, carpets, and unwanted furniture and appliances in … Continued

Electronics Recycling

December 17, 2019

Receiving new electronics during the holidays? Don’t throw out old computers, phones or other electronic equipment. Electronics can be recycled at all Orange County Solid Waste Convenience Centers.

Student Midyear Move-out Guide

December 10, 2019

If you are cleaning out or moving out of your campus residence hall or apartment at the end of this semester, here are some tips and resources for disposing of items you no longer need while limiting the amount of … Continued

Student Move-in Recycling Guide

August 7, 2019

As you prepare to move into your on-campus residence hall or apartment, keep in mind the University’s Three Zeros Environmental Initiative goal of a zero-waste campus. Students are challenged to limit the amount of waste they bring to campus, and … Continued

A Quarter Century of Carolina Sustainability

April 22, 2019

Over the course of 25 years, Carolina’s Green Games have led to many sustainability initiatives, including installing energy-efficient windows, adding recycling bins in all student rooms and putting energy monitoring systems in residence halls. With sustainability initiatives that work to … Continued

Making Their Mark on Carolina

March 29, 2019

During Women’s History Month, the University Gazette recognizes just a few of the University’s female faculty and staff who have made a difference on campus and beyond through leadership, research, teaching, public service and mentoring other women. Many are trailblazers … Continued

Changes to Printer Cartridge Recycling Procedures

February 13, 2019

Effective immediately, University departments should follow the guidelines below for recycling printer cartridges on campus; used printer cartridges should no longer be sent to Central Receiving for recycling. Inkjet and Laser Toner Cartridges Inkjet and laser toner cartridges from departmental … Continued

Fisher Scientific Cooler Reuse Program Begins

November 29, 2018

Procurement Services, Office of Waste Reduction and Recycling and Fisher Scientific are excited to begin a new Fisher Scientific Biologicals Cooler and Gel Pack Reuse Program. Fisher Scientific-branded white containers were added this week added to select recycling areas around … Continued