What We Do
The Division of Environmental Assistance and Customer Service is dedicated to delivering technical expertise and guidance on materials management throughout North Carolina. Through targeted initiatives, including funding opportunities, campaigns, business support, and local government assistance, our mission is to foster the expansion and fortification of a robust recycling and composting infrastructure in the state. Our ultimate goal is to empower all of North Carolina to Recycle Right, contributing to a sustainable and environmentally conscious future.
Materials Recovery Community Map
Click Below to learn where your recycling goes and found out what is recyclable in your community.
Organics Recycling Map
Click below for maps that can help increase the recycling of organic material in the state.
Employed within North Carolina's private recycling industry.
The total salary of North Carolinans employed by the private recycling industry.
Years of landfill disposal capacity
Recycling reduces the amount of waste sent to landfills. Our current capacity is estimated to be 20 more years; recycling can extend that.