When demolishing the interior of a 17,000-square-foot office in preparation for upcoming renovation, why throw away building material that can be reused or recycled?
Posts Tagged ‘recycling’
Freeze on the Brickyard on Monday, October 1 at 1:20 p.m. for the NC plastic bottle landfill ban!
Friday, Oct. 28 on Harris Field from 4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
WRR worked with University Dining to plan and coordinate the implementation of a full scale food waste composting program on campus. As a first step, a waste audit was performed for Fountain Dining Hall in order to better understand the waste stream of campus dining facilities. Additionally, a $10,000 grant was awarded by Wake County [...]
The Waste Reduction and Recycling (WRR) office recycled 1860 tons of material during the 2009 – 2010 fiscal year with a revenue of $104,565 and an avoided landfill fee of $136,400. Additionally, the University composted 1149 tons of material. Compost includes yard waste collected by Facilities Operations’ Grounds Department, campus greenhouse material, and animal bedding [...]
NC State will host the 4th annual Fall electronics recycling collection day, Monday, November 15, 2010 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Centennial Campus, on the corner of Partners Way and Main Campus Drive. The event is a collaborative effort of NC State Waste Reduction and Recycling (WRR) and Synergy Recycling. This free E-cycling [...]
NC State University has won the Outstanding University Program for its Waste Reduction & Recycling efforts. Given each year to a college or university in the Carolinas region, the award honors the Waste Reduction & Recycling Office at NC State as an outstanding university program that promotes sustainable resource use through waste reduction, reuse, and [...]
Campus challenged to reduce waste Reprinted with permission from Technician Written By: Joanna Banegas, Staff Writer Published: Sunday, February 21, 2010 Updated: Sunday, February 21, 2010 N.C. State, along with 500 other colleges and universities across the nation, are currently competing in Recyclemania, a competition for campus recycling programs to supoprt waste reduction activities in [...]
The Waste Reduction Recycling (WRR) office is in the process of implementing two measures that will help the campus community recycle with ease. The first change streamlines all waste paper on campus into one bin. Narrowing down two paper bins into one will allow for reallocation of bins to other sites on campus, as well [...]
Last year NC State recycled around 220 tons of recyclables for the duration of the competition which runs from January 18th to March 28th. The competition called Recyclemania is a ten week long competition where colleges and universities compete to see who can recycle the most waste such as cardboard, bottles, cans, and paper. So [...]