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Green Games December Program Theme: Sustainable Holidays

November 21, 2017

“So we come on this trip to remind the American people of what they have, and to remind the people of what they must do to maintain it”. As it emerged on the public agenda, the environment became subject to the actions of… the American political system.

Green Games November Program Theme: Environment in Politics

October 25, 2017

“So we come on this trip to remind the American people of what they have, and to remind the people of what they must do to maintain it”. As it emerged on the public agenda, the environment became subject to the actions of… the American political system.

OWRR at Three Zeros Day

October 2, 2017

If you didn’t get a chance to make it out to the official Three Zeros Day celebration to see OWRR’s exhibit and hear Chancellor Folt’s big news, then don’t worry – we’ve got you covered!

Special Feature: Plastic Film Recycling at UNC

September 6, 2017

Watch now to learn about plastic film and plastic bag recycling at UNC Chapel Hill! This quick and informative video will tell you how to recycle plastic film, what types are recyclable, and where to recycle it!

Waste Assessment: Academic Year 2016-2017

July 31, 2017

Orange County contracted Kessler Consulting, Inc. to conduct a waste composition study (WCS). The purpose of the study was to understand the percentages of various materials, including recyclable materials, currently being landfilled within the County.

Waste Assessment: Spring 2013

April 8, 2013

During the Spring of 2013, John Moran, an Institute for the Environment Field Site Intern conducted waste assessments in three buildings: Morrison Residence Hall, the Dean Smith Center and Mary Ellen Jones.

Waste Assessment: Summer 2012

June 6, 2012

The Office of Waste Reduction and Recycling (OWRR) performed two waste audits in Peabody Hall in April and June 2012.