Wednesday, March 28, 2018

NeedToKnow


The Great Pacific Patch, an 87,000 pound mass of between California and Hawaii, is growing.

Tuesday, March 27, 2018

UNC uses reclaimed water

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  • Monday, March 26, 2018

    95% of all retired automobiles are recycled annually

                            
               
    Steel is 100% recyclable with no loss in quality, saving substantial energy and raw materials - 95% of all retired automobiles are recycled annually. And that’s worth repeating.

    Sunday, March 25, 2018

    Graduation Regalia is made from recycled water bottles

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    Did you know that your Graduation Regalia is made from recycled water bottles? Know you're making a difference when you purchase your cap & gown at Grad Fair!

    Saturday, March 24, 2018

    Debris Free Campaign

                           
              
    In March, NOAA is raising awareness about the issue of marine debris through the campaign. We have ideas to help and learn about and take action toward reducing ocean pollution.
    Students at Sir Francis Drake High School in California remove bags of marine debris from a beach. Credit: Michael Wing.
    Buena Vista Middle School students collect aluminum cans and plastic bottles. Credit: Kelly Baraki.

    Friday, March 23, 2018

    Target News‏

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    Here’s a first look at Target’s fresh approach to sustainable water management

    Thursday, March 22, 2018

    Recycling plastic bottles into Graduation Gowns


    Wednesday, March 21, 2018

    Want to help wildlife?

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    US Fish and Wildlife          
    Want to help wildlife? Avoid these unfortunately common pitfalls:

    Tuesday, March 20, 2018

    Compost Price Reduced!

    Compost Price Reduced!

    Organic compost $20 per ton (regularly $30/ton)

    (for a limited time while supplies last)

     

                       Compost hours:

                                                    

    Tuscarora Landfill (252)633-1564

    7400 Old Highway 70 West, New Bern

    M-F   8:00 am - 4:00 pm   Sat   8:00 am-1:00 pm

     

    Newport Transfer Station (252)233-3321

    800 Hibbs Road, Newport

    M-F   8:00 am -4:00 pm    Sat 8:00 am-11:00 pm

     

    Grantsboro Transfer Station  (252)745-4149

    3291 Highway 306 North, Grantsboro 

    M-F  8:00 am-3:30 pm    Sat 8:00 am -11:00 am

    Earth Day just over a month away!

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    Earth Day just over a month away! How will you take care of our planet?

    Friday, March 16, 2018

    UNC Procurement


    In a collaboration between Procurement, and Athletics, will recycle the metal from the Kenan Stadium bleachers

    Thursday, March 15, 2018

    Compost Price Reduced!


    Compost Price Reduced!

    Organic compost $20 per ton (regularly $30/ton)

    (for a limited time while supplies last)

     

                       Compost hours:

                                                    

    Tuscarora Landfill (252)633-1564

    7400 Old Highway 70 West, New Bern

    M-F   8:00 am - 4:00 pm   Sat   8:00 am-1:00 pm

     

    Newport Transfer Station (252)233-3321

    800 Hibbs Road, Newport

    M-F   8:00 am -4:00 pm    Sat 8:00 am-11:00 pm

     

    Grantsboro Transfer Station  (252)745-4149

    3291 Highway 306 North, Grantsboro 

    M-F  8:00 am-3:30 pm    Sat 8:00 am -11:00 am

     

    Sunday, March 11, 2018

    Planet Ark‏

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    The first ever is happening next Sunday, March 18th! Find out how you can do your part by visiting

    Saturday, March 10, 2018

    Marine debris cleanup program

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    Marine debris cleanup program gets more support:

    Friday, March 9, 2018

    Pesticide Collection Day

    From Towndock.net: Pamlico County Cooperative Extension is offering a Pesticide Collection Day on Tuesday March 13 from 10a til 2p. Residents of Pamlico may bring their no-longer-wanted yard chemicals to the collection site at the Pamlico County Historical Association Museum on Hwy 55 in Grantsboro. For more of What's Happening in town, visit TownDock.net WHAT'S HAPPENING

    Thursday, March 8, 2018

    NC State Sustainability

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    More than 500 people attended Recycling and Shredding Drive on Wednesday on !

    Wednesday, March 7, 2018

    Rachel Carson Reserve

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    Keep an eye out for new signs at the made by Beaufort Elem. School 5th graders! After visiting the Reserve, they designed signs to help visitors learn about , interacting with wildlife, and sensitive habitats. Learn more:

    Tuesday, March 6, 2018

    PepsiCo Recycles


    What you recycle today can turn into the bottle (or shoes) you purchase tomorrow! Check out our Pinterest page for more great reasons to recycle.

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