Coordinator Information

Increasing Recycling Participation

Find information to help you improve the recycling performance in your city or county and the programs that serve them.

Social Marketing

Defines social marketing and techniques to make it work for your recycling program.

Media Options

Pros and cons of various media. Explains which options will work best for your recycling program and audience (PDF format).

Group Activities

Public outreach activities from your recycling colleagues (PDF format).

School Recycling

The Recycle Guys partner with to spread recycling messages to schools.

Event and Venue Recycling

How to initiate recycling at your event or venue.

Banned Materials

Information about North Carolina's landfill ban on plastic bottles, oil filters and wooden pallets.

Collection and Materials

Learn more about increasing collections and range of recyclable materials (PDF format).

Commodity Fluctuations

Markets turn discarded materials into commodities, requiring a different way of thinking about waste (PDF format).

Working with the Private Sector

Collectors, processors and end-users play a vital role in North Carolina recycling programs (PDF format).

North Carolina Material Recovery Facility Map

Locate your nearest material recovery facility that is sorting, baling and marketing your recyclable material. Download (PDF format) or (JPG format).
Environmentally Preferable Procurement
Environmental Education
Lesson Plans & Activities
Litter Info
Local Solid Waste Contacts
School Recycling
Other Resources

Find out how recycling helps!

Recycle Guys Homepage - For Questions, contact Heather Cashwell (919) 707-8127
N.C. Division of Pollution Prevention and Environmental Assistance (DPPEA)
1639 Mail Service Center - Raleigh - 27699-1639 - (919) 707-8100 - (877) 623-6748
The Recycle Guys were created by SC DHEC. Please contact them at 1 (800) 768-7348
for information on how to adopt the campaign for your community or organization. Leave Feedback