Office of Waste Reduction and Recycling
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.
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.
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
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.