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RESOURCES

Tools
Recycling Tool Kit
Designed for recycling at regional state agencies offices, but useful information for anyone setting up a government office recycling program.

Composting Toolkit
Designed to help state agencies set up composting at their facilities, but local governments can use it, too.

Recycling 101
Presentation providing outreach and education information on how to get support for your recycling program and how to get started today.

Recycling Collection Contracts - Sample collection contracts and questions to keep in mind when interviewing collection companies.

Event and Venue Recycling

EPA Municipal Government Toolkit
The MGTK was designed to provide the information and resources necessary for state and local governments to make successful recycling programs a reality. It is a compilation of fact sheets, case studies, recycling reports and links to online tools aimed at helping governments improve their community recycling programs.

Markets Directory
This site lists markets for a large spectrum of recyclables across the state.

RE3 Coordinator Handbook
Handbook to help universities, community colleges, local schools, state agency offices outside Raleigh and local governments set up a recycling program and learn how to promote it.

Banned Material Web site

Special Event/Venue Recycling

Program Assistance
Solid waste reduction grants
Available each year for local government programs from the N.C. Division of Pollution Prevention and Environmental Assistance.

Composting
The N.C. Division of Pollution Prevention and Environmental Assistance has a wealth of information available regarding organic composting and food waste composting.

Environmental Stewardship Initiative
This program helps N.C. regulated entities with many aspects of environmental stewardship including waste reduction, recycling, energy and water efficiency, and implementing an Environmental Management System.

EPA Food Waste Program
Food wastes are the organic residues generated by the handling, storage, sale, preparation, cooking and serving of foods. This Web site provides information about food waste management including management options, recovery and donation.

RE3.org

Recycle Guys

Recycling in State Offices

State Surplus

 

N.C. Project Green is managed by DENR's
Division of Environmental Assistance and Outreach