Sunday, December 31, 2017

New Year's Schedule

The Tuscarora Landfill, Administrative offices, the Grantsboro Transfer Station and Newport Transfer Station will be closed New Year's Day.


We hope you have a safe and happy New Year.

Saturday, December 30, 2017

New Year's Schedule

The Tuscarora Landfill, Administrative offices, the Grantsboro Transfer Station and Newport Transfer Station will be closed New Year's Day.


We hope you have a safe and happy New Year.


Friday, December 29, 2017

Job Opportunity


Part-Time Scale Operator

 

 

                The Coastal Environmental Partnership is seeking a part-time scale operator to work at its Newport (Carteret County) solid waste transfer station. Good customer service skills, the ability to work independently, and the ability to operate a computer-based weight and billing system are required.  Interested parties may obtain an application at the Newport Transfer Station, 800 Hibbs Road, Newport, NC or by calling 252-633-1564.  Applications will be accepted through January 10, 2018. 

Zero-waste-to-landfill

N.C. DEQ          
DEQ Secretary recognized Mount Holly plant as an Environmental Steward this week; for four years, the plant has been a zero-waste-to-landfill facility and has reduced energy & natural gas usage significantly. Great job!

Thursday, December 28, 2017

WWII families were encouraged to save strips of foil.


During WWII, aluminum foil was so vital to the defense effort during WWII that families were encouraged to save strips of foil.

Wednesday, December 27, 2017

Town of Oriental Christmas Tree Disposal

Town of Oriental           
Town Residents ONLY: If you are looking to dispose of your (formerly live) Christmas tree, you can take it to the...

Plastic can help us stay warm!

Begin with the Bin           
Plastic can help us stay warm! Recycled plastic is found in insulation for jackets & sleeping bags.

Tuesday, December 26, 2017

We completely agree with you, Buddy the Elf!

Terra Cycle Canada            
We completely agree with you, Buddy the Elf! ❤️ ♻️ Don't forget to keep recycling this holiday season!
 

Monday, December 25, 2017

Holiday Schedule

The Tuscarora Landfill, the Grantsboro Transfer Station and Newport Transfer Station will be closed Christmas Day and New Year's Day. The Administrative offices will be closed Christmas Day, December 26 and New Year's Day

We hope you have a safe and happy Holiday Season.

Sunday, December 24, 2017

Happy Holidays Everyone

And to all a good night.

Saturday, December 23, 2017

Holiday Schedule

The Tuscarora Landfill, the Grantsboro Transfer Station and Newport Transfer Station will be closed Christmas Day and New Year's Day. The Administrative offices will be closed Christmas Day, December 26 and New Year's Day

We hope you have a safe and happy Holiday Season.

Friday, December 22, 2017

Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas Everyone!

Recycling your gift wrap.

BudgetDumpster.com           
Holiday tip: Reduce your waste by recycling your gift wrap.

Wednesday, December 20, 2017

Keep FL Beautiful

Keep FL Beautiful           
The facts are in. Litter is bad and costly for our environment and our neighborhoods. More than half of the realtors in the U.S. think that litter reduces property values by about nine percent.

Tuesday, December 19, 2017

Preservation and enhancement of public and open spaces

KeepAmericaBeautiful @kabtweet           
“Keep America Beautiful believes in the preservation and enhancement of public and open spaces.” – Helen Lowman, President and CEO, Keep America Beautiful. Our statement:

Monday, December 18, 2017

How to manufacture glass

                       

Sunday, December 17, 2017

Build Your own recycling bin

PepsiCoRecycling           
Having students build their own recycling bin is one way to get them recycling. Visit our Pinterest page for more!

Saturday, December 16, 2017

DoBeautifulThings by recycling paper

KeepAmericaBeautiful           
by recycling paper to make your own holiday decor. Go to for more holiday recycling tips!

Thursday, December 14, 2017

We're facing an ocean Armageddon

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"We're facing an ocean Armageddon: Every year, we're dumping at least 8 million tons of plastics into our oceans," U.S. environment chief warns

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Recycling is a $200 billion industry in the US

Begin with the Bin            
Recycling is a $200 billion industry in the US ()

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

What Happens To All The Cardboard Packages We Recycle?

Waste Management liked
           
What Happens To All The Cardboard Packages We Recycle? Thanks & for this great article

Monday, December 11, 2017

Green Wrapping

Recycle More NC           
It's easy to reduce gift wrap waste over the holidays. Recyclable gift wrap and wrap made from recycled materials is one way, but there are other creative ideas too!

Everything in the sea is eating plastic

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Everything in the sea is eating . And if we eat them, we eat plastic too, via

Sunday, December 10, 2017

North Carolina STEM

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Saturday, December 9, 2017

Keep your butts in the car please

Don't mess with Texas          
Keep your butts in the car please. means don't litter.

Friday, December 8, 2017

Bitcoin fortune worth $108 million

Man accidentally threw away a bitcoin fortune worth $108 million, says he's "pretty zen"

Thursday, December 7, 2017

Collecting debris from Rachel Carson reserve

NC Aquarium at PKS liked
          
Just another fourth day collecting debris from Rachel Carson reserve! Fourth grade stewards at work!

Wednesday, December 6, 2017

Nestle and KAB help communities recycle.

KeepAmericaBeautiful liked
. & Have Helped Four Communities Recycle Nearly 320,000 Bottles & Cans in Past Six Months

Tuesday, December 5, 2017

Let's talk about plastic


Our Pinterest page has resources to inspire students to learn more about the importance of recycling. Check it out!

Monday, December 4, 2017

Stop Ocean Pollution

NOAA Marine Debris       

Sunday, December 3, 2017

Saturday, December 2, 2017

New Aquarium Scholars Program

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New Aquarium Scholars Program offers mini-grants to Title I teachers to help make STEM-based aquarium programs more accessible for under-served students across the state. Application deadline for current cycle (Nov. 2017-June 2018) Dec. 17 -

Friday, December 1, 2017

Jenga Ocean

Green News @GreenNewsDaily           

Home Electronics Disposal

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