Wake County’s Solid Waste Outreach Supervisor and a few League members created a fantastic video and blog to shed light on the problem of recycling plastics
See the video and blog
To see inside the inner workings of the Sonoco recycling center, view this quick tour of the facilities from Wake County Government.
If you are interested in more in-depth information about our recycling challenges, please read the U.S. GAO’s 2020 report.
If you'd like a detailed description of the recycling process, read the Recycling Partnership’s "Recycling: How It Works"
You can also call (919) 850-7300 for any questions or concerns about recycling in Wake County. For more information on how to recycle in Wake County specifically, visit their page here.
For detailed information about how Wake County government is focusing on a sustainable future, visit their Office of Sustainability webpage.
Recycling News: Progress is being made! Raleigh's Sonoco Recycling Facility's new machinery for processing #5 polypropylene plastic items, which not all communities can accept for recycling, has been added to their lineup and is now in operation.