Friday, August 31, 2018

Tell About the South: Blair Pollock

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Join tomorrow for Tell About the South: Blair Pollock on Landfills & Sustainability

Thursday, August 30, 2018

National Planting Day

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Keep America Beautiful’s National Planting Day kicks off fall planting season on Sept. 8, & continues through October! Everyone is encouraged to support local ecosystems by planting native species. Click the link to learn more! pic.twitter.com/JLSklFzy4r

Wednesday, August 29, 2018

NEW DAY ... NEW SWAG!

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Tuesday, August 28, 2018

AK Steel Butler employees donated over 500 pairs of shoes

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Monday, August 27, 2018

Sunday, August 26, 2018

Trash or Treat Cleanup

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Have you signed up for our Trash or Treat Cleanup on Nov. 3? You don't have to wait that long to clean up the beautiful Walnut Creek Wetlands. Join their Big Sweep cleanup on 9/22. Visit for a complete list of Big Sweep events.

Saturday, August 25, 2018

Recycling after Mobro

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Wow! So many moving pieces leading to some positive change! Thanks to in 1987 and noticeably increased, waste to energy facilities created and finally a solution to the intitial landfill conflict!

Friday, August 24, 2018

UK’s largest C&D recycling plant

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UK’s largest C&D recycling plant opens in Scotland pic.twitter.com/FahBXKQR6J 

Thursday, August 23, 2018

Kroger promises to eliminate all plastic bags

Verified account @MotherNatureNet                     
JUST IN: Supermarket giant Kroger promises to eliminate all by 2025

Wednesday, August 22, 2018

Miami uniforms

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FIRST LOOK: Miami uniforms in opener vs LSU are Parley materials made from upcycled marine plastic waste

Tuesday, August 21, 2018

Apply for the #UNCThreeZeros Leadership Award


          
  • Monday, August 20, 2018

    Stainless steel straws

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    Easy to purchase...we researched and found some sets of 4 stainless steel straws with 3 reusable brushes are as low as $2.83.

    Sunday, August 19, 2018

    Illegal dumping

    Waste360           
    Illegal dumping has become a problem at some Greensboro, N.C., stations.

    Saturday, August 18, 2018

    The benefits of recycling

    Waste & Recycling @wasterecycling 29 minutes ago
    only ONE aluminum can save enough energy to run a TV for 3 hours! Learn more the benefits of recycling:

    Friday, August 17, 2018

    Steel can be recycled repeatedly

               
              
    Unlike other materials, steel can be recycled repeatedly without loss of quality, making it the first and only true cradle-to-cradle building material.

    Thursday, August 16, 2018

    Slow down around garbage trucks

    Waste & Recycling                     
    Did you know some states have laws requiring drivers to slow down around trucks? Learn more about how we are playing a role in advocating for our members:

    Wednesday, August 15, 2018

    We need your help to keep our oceans clean

    KeepAmericaBeautiful           
    Thousands of tons of waste and trash are dumped into the ocean daily. It's time to understand the impact our decisions have on the state of our ecosystems. We need your help to keep our oceans clean. 📷: Sarah Lee

    Tuesday, August 14, 2018

    Steel's sustainability and continuous recyclability

    Steel: EnviroMetal           
    New grades of steel enable longer spans with less material in construction, while maintaining steel's sustainability and continuous recyclability.

    Monday, August 13, 2018

    Collecting cans as a hobby to get exercise

    Waste360           
    A self-proclaimed “old-fashioned bohemian” in Brooklyn, N.Y., spends much of her free time collecting cans as a hobby to get exercise.

    Sunday, August 12, 2018

    Walt Disney Company to eliminate plastic straws

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    Walt Disney Company to eliminate plastic straws and more by 2019:

    Saturday, August 11, 2018

    The importance of Recycling

                                  
    From Super Bowl LII to college campuses the Roadster has traveled across the country bringing people together around the importance of Recycling! Follow along by checking out .

    Friday, August 10, 2018

    Plastic pollution "disgusting"

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    Four-time Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton calls plastic pollution "disgusting" after beach clean up

    Thursday, August 9, 2018

    60 million tires

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    In 2014, over one billion pounds of was produced using 60 million tires… and the demand for recycled rubber products is only growing!

    Wednesday, August 8, 2018

    Learn what can be recycled

    KeepAmericaBeautiful         
    : On average, one person has the opportunity to recycle more than 25,000 cans in their lifetime. Help us , learn what can be recycled here:

    Tuesday, August 7, 2018

    Reuse those old school supplies

                       
    Another tip: Reuse those old school supplies. Do you still have paper in that notebook or can that binder be used again? What about those pens, pencils and scissors around the house? You are ready for the new school year!

    Monday, August 6, 2018

    The NC Shellfish Initiative

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