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Household Hazardous Waste Day

The biennial Alexander County Household Hazardous Waste Day will take place Saturday, May 4, 2019, in the County Administration …

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Preserving the Harvest Series

Check out an upcoming series of classes Der Holcomb, Extension Agent, Family, & Consumer Science will be offering: For more …

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Focus on Residential Water Conservation

Most North Carolina homeowners could easily reduce their indoor water consumption by about 30 percent …

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Creating the Perfect Blend: Community Resources Needed to Support a Sustainable Craft Beverage Industry

The growing craft beverage industry is generating tourism in Wake County. This publication discusses the …

2 weeks ago

Strategic Conservation Planning for the Eastern North Carolina/Southeastern Virginia Strategic Habitat Conservation Team

The Eastern North Carolina/Southeastern Virginia Strategic Habitat Conservation Team (ENCSEVA) is a partnership among local …

12/5/19

Food Recovery and Waste Reduction

Increasingly, food service managers are choosing to recover and reuse food scraps and other organic …

Deconstruction: Giving Old Buildings New Lives

This factsheet summarizes the advantages and challenges of deconstructing old buildings and reusing the materials. …

Managing Construction and Demolition Debris

Construction companies can follow state regulations as well as save money by reducing the amount …

Community Backyard Composting Programs Can Reduce Waste and Save Money

This publication describes how communities can develop and implement backyard composting programs that reduce the …

12/3/19

Waste Reduction and Recycling for the Lodging Industry

This factsheet provides information on how hotels and motels can reduce waste and use recycling …