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Plastic Bag Challenge info session
February 20 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Ever wonder what to do with all those plastic bags lying around your house? Did you know that they can’t be combined with your regular recycling?
This spring, to raise awareness about the serious environmental challenges that plastic bags present, the Center for the Study of the American South is partnering with Carolina Performing Arts and campus sustainability partners to turn plastic bags into art. We’re also issuing a Plastic Bag Challenge to see if UNC students, staff, faculty, parents, and friends can recycle 10,000 plastic bags through the special collection points that can help turn those old grocery bags (and other types of plastic film) into sustainable lumber and reusable plastic products. And the next time you’re in the checkout lane, remember that the fourth R stands for REFUSE!