Join the Team Recycle Program and start recycling at work! In North Carolina, about 60 percent of solid waste comes from local commercial and industrial businesses. But we can change that by reducing our waste, reusing items when possible, and recycling what we can in the Team Recycle Program. The goal of this recycling program is simple: to take recyclables out of the trash can and put them into a recycling container!
Recycling collection is available from the City, but you must provide your own dumpster. While there is a small fee for this service, most companies find that recycling saves money. Some businesses have saved 30 percent on waste removal costs by diverting their recyclables from a garbage container to a recycling dumpster.
Your recyclables may not be picked up if your dumpster is contaminated with garbage or other unacceptable materials.
Contact a sales representative at 336-335-5444.
What's recyclable in the Team Recycle program:
- Office and computer paper
- Newspapers and magazines
- Corrugated cardboard and chipboard (flat cardboard)
- Plastic food and beverage bottles
- Aluminum and tin (steel) cans
- Empty aerosol cans
- Hard plastics (laundry baskets, buckets, flowerpots, etc.)
At this time, glass is not accepted for recycling from commercial locations.
Are you an industrial or manufacturing business that generates unusual waste? Try searching the NC Recycling Markets Directory for companies that specialize in recycling common and not-so-common materials. You may also try posting a free message at the North Carolina Waste Trader, a marketplace for surplus materials. Both of these websites are sponsored by the NC Department of Environment and Natural Resources.