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Increasing Recycling Participation: Find information to help you improve the recycling performance in your city or county and the programs that serve them.

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Social Marketing: Defines social marketing and techniques to make it work for your recycling program.

Social Media (PDF): Reprint of “Friending Recycling” article in Resource Recycling’s December 2009 issue. Learn about’s use of social media to educate about recycling.

Media Options (PDF) : Pros and cons of various media. Explains which options will work best for your recycling program and audience.

Group Activities (PDF): Public outreach activities from your recycling colleagues.

Collection & Materials (PDF): Learn more about increasing collections and range of recyclable materials.

Commodity Fluctuations (PDF): Markets turn discarded materials into commodities, requiring a different way of thinking about waste.

Working with the Private Sector (PDF): Collectors, processors and end-users play a vital role in North Carolina recycling programs.