Office of Waste Reduction and Recycling promotes comprehensive waste reduction practices and provides effective solid waste services including recycling, composting and trash disposal to the UNC-Chapel Hill community.

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December 4, 2018

Americans throw away about 25% more trash between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Eve. If every American family wrapped just 3 presents in reused materials, it would save enough paper to cover 45,000 football fields.


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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 campus.


Green Games November Program – Recycling RightA row of blue recycling bins on campus.

October 31, 2018

By recycling correctly, we can assure that more materials actually get recycled and reduce the costs associated with recycling.

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Room 127 General Storeroom Building
111 Airport Drive, CB #1805
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-1805
Phone: 919-962-1442
Email: recycling@facilities.unc.edu
Hours: Mon.-Fri.: 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

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