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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Green Games October Program – Environmental Justice

September 21, 2018

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 of environmental laws, regulations, and policies.


Green Games September Program – Plastic Film

September 11, 2018

Plastic film that is incorrectly recycled can contaminate the waste stream and jam the machinery at recycling plants. They must be manually cut out of the machinery and sent to landfills which raises costs for the facility, and is dangerous for the workers


Recycling Ambassadors Greet Students at Move-in

August 14, 2018

When students return this weekend for the start of the fall semester, the OWRR Student Move-in team will be waiting for them at residence hall dumpster stations.

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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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