Recycling Information for Colleges and Universities

 

Public Community College and University Annual Recycling Report

College Recycling Report Form 2018-19

Please open and complete the College Recycling Report Form using Adobe Reader. Send the completed report form to Matt James at matt.james@ncdenr.gov. Call 919-707-8133 with any questions regarding college recycling.

Data from the 49 reporting schools in fiscal year 2017-18 show that they generated a total of 54,097 tons of discarded material. Of that total, 34,037 (63 percent) were sent to a landfill for disposal, but 20,060 (37 percent) were recovered for reuse or recycling. 

Annual Reports:

North Carolina Public Community College and University Annual Recycling Report 2017-18

North Carolina Public Community College and University Annual Recycling Report 2016-17

North Carolina Public Community College and University Annual Recycling Report 2015-16

North Carolina Public Community College and University Annual Recycling Report 2014-15

Additional Resources

The Collegiate Recyclers Coalition is a council of the Carolina Recycling Association that brings collegiate recycling coordinators together with the goal of sharing information to develop more comprehensive waste reduction, reuse, and recycling programs on college campuses in North and South Carolina.

The College and University Recycling Coalition is a nationwide non-profit organization that seeks to advance recycling and sustainable materials management at colleges and universities.