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Making Their Mark on Carolina

March 29, 2019

During Women’s History Month, the Gazette recognizes just a few of the University’s female faculty and staff who have made a difference on campus and beyond.

Changes to Printer Cartridge Recycling Procedures

February 13, 2019

University departments should follow the new guidelines for recycling printer toner cartridges on campus; used printer cartridges should no longer be sent to Central Receiving for recycling.

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

Recycling Ambassadors Greet Students at Move-in

August 14, 2018

When students return this weekend for the start of the fall semester, more than 8,000 students will arrive on campus to move into University housing. As students and their families begin unpacking carloads of clothes, bedding and dorm supplies, a … Continued

Recycle your Styrofoam – Aug. 13-20

July 27, 2018

It’s that time of year again! During the week surrounding student move-in (Aug. 13-20), UNC’s Office of Waste Reduction and Recycling (OWRR) will be staging a tractor trailer in the Branson basketball court in Odum Village for Styrofoam recycling. During … Continued

Student Move-Out Reminder: Don’t Ditch It, Donate It!

April 17, 2018

As you prepare to move out of your on-campus residence, you may decide not to keep some items, but remember that your “trash” may be a non-profit’s treasure! By making a conscious choice to donate your unwanted items during move-out, … Continued

Green Games April Program Theme: Environmental Justice

March 19, 2018

Print or download the April Monthly Program Theme What is environmental justice? Environmental justice is the fair treatment and meaningful involvement of all people regardless of race, color, national origin, or income with respect to the development, implementation, and enforcement … Continued

Green Games March Program Theme: Water Usage

February 19, 2018

Print or download the March Monthly Program Theme. World Water Day World Water Day, on 22 March every year, is about taking action to tackle the water crisis. Today, 1.8 billion people use a source of drinking water contaminated with … Continued

Green Games February Program Theme: DIY Month

January 22, 2018

What’s the Importance of Making Your Own Food? While restaurants are always fun to go to, they produce copious amounts of waste, from styrofoam cups to food waste. However, the worst culprit when it comes to waste is the massive … Continued

Green Games January Program Theme: Renewable Energy

December 12, 2017

What is renewable energy? Renewable energy is energy from a source that is not depleted when used, such as wind or solar power. It is also generated from natural resources, such as sunlight, rain, tides, and geothermal heat. Why is … Continued