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.


Green Games September Program — Recycling Right!

September 19, 2019

Do your residents know what they can and can’t recycle on campus? Do they know where to recycle things on campus? Do they know what happens to the recycling when it leaves campus? These are all examples of questions that you can teach your residents about recycling!

Student Move-in Recycling Guide

August 7, 2019

Students moving in on campus can help the University reach its goal of a zero-waste campus by limiting the amount of waste they bring to campus and recycling waste that leaves.

Styrofoam Recycling Drive 2019

August 1, 2019

Styrofoam Recycling Drive!

New location for 2019: Facilities Services (R-1) lot.

August 12th-16th there will be a tractor trailer staged in the Facilities Services (R-1) lot for drop off of clean, dry, bagged, and tied off block Styrofoam from University operations.

Please no packing peanuts, to-go boxes or cups, tape, or cardboard.

Follow our social accounts (@uncrecycles) for reminders!

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Contact Us

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


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