Recycling Resources

Find a recycling center for unusual items or learn about the journey of those bottles and cans you recycle.

  • Carolina Recycling Association (CRA) - Winthrop University is an institutional member of this nonprofit organization - established and maintained by a community of people. Multi-national corporations, small businesses, local government, state government agencies, and individuals across the Carolinas who are committed to waste reduction and recycling efforts. 
  • DMA Choice - Do you receive mail that you really don't want or need? Is your recycling bin filled with junk mail? If answered yes to these two questions, you can take action to reduce the amount of junk mail you receive. DMA Choice is an online tool developed by the Direct Marketing Association to help you manage your mail. When you access the DMA Choice Web site, you can get started reducing the junk mail you receive in your mailbox. 
  • Green Production Guide - In an effort to address the film, television and commercial production industry's wasteful practices, the Producers Guild of America Foundation developed this guide to assist the industry identify sustainable practices.
  • - Test your paper recycling I.Q. by taking an online quiz about how much you know about paper recycling. is hosted by The American Forest & Paper Association and the Web site provides information about how to recycle paper in the community, at the office, or at school.
  • RecycleMoreSC - Campaign designed to reinvigorate recycling in South Carolina.   Web site offers information about benefits of recycling and challenges citizens and businesses to recycle more.  
  • South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) - Promotes and protects the health of the public and environment. DHEC's Web site offers information about healthy living, services, regulatory compliance, environmental protection, and education and community involvement.
  • South Carolina Department of Commerce - Website offers a variety of resources about recycling, composting, reducing food waste, and economic impact studies.  
  • TERRACYCLE - ". . . a social enterprise Eliminating the Idea of Waste."  These free recycling programs offer solutions for hard-to-recycle waste streams.