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One aspect of the Zero Waste goal is increasing reuse of materials on campus, so they are not sent to a landfill.

UNC has many programs that encourage reuse. Carolina already minimizes the waste produced with reusable take-out containers and mugs from Carolina Dining Services (CDS) and dishware and utensils you can rent for your next CDS-catered event. In addition, UNC Surplus takes any item that a department has outgrown or no longer uses and sells the usable merchandise to other campus departments, students and to the public.

These UNC partners support reuse:

Reuse Projects