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State recycling grants spur business investment, job growth and increased local recycling capability

Tuesday, March 30, 2021

RALEIGH – The North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality’s Recycling Program recently provided $492,937 in recycling business development grants to 16 North Carolina recycling companies. The grants are projected to create 108 new jobs and generate more than $1.3 million in new, private business investments while reducing the state’s dependence on landfill disposal.

Governor Roy Cooper recognizes “America Recycles Day” in North Carolina

Friday, November 15, 2019

Governor Roy Cooper has proclaimed today America Recycles Day in the state to promote the importance of recycling and recognize the conscientious habits of North Carolinians that improve our quality of life and support a clean, economically vibrant and sustainable environment.

Sanford company recognized for environmental achievements

Tuesday, October 15, 2019

State environmental officials today recognized Pfizer, located in Sanford, for its outstanding environmental performance. Michael S. Regan, Secretary of the N.C. Department of Environmental Quality, presented company officials with a plaque recognizing the facility as a 2019 Environmental Steward – one of only 31 facilities in North Carolina to earn the coveted designation for a commitment to superior environmental performance.

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