Category: Waste News
January 18, 2022
Sustainable Carolina is working with partners across campus to reduce waste going to the landfill. The latest program to launch is a limited-time recycling initiative for disposable face masks.
February 6, 2020
Carolina will become the first university in the ACC to feature the recyclable cup. The aluminum cups contain an average of more than 70% recycled content thanks to their high recycling rate.
August 15, 2019
Carolina Dining Services – run by Aramark, the University’s dining contractor – received the 2019 Silver Award in Sustainability for Education and Outreach from the National Association of College and University Food Services for #EatSortWinUNC, a social media-based educational campaign that was introduced in Lenoir Hall in fall 2018.
August 15, 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.
August 9, 2018
When students return to campus this fall, there will be new programs to reduce waste on campus and move UNC toward its Three Zeros Environmental Initiative goals.