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The following list shows media articles regarding the implementation of North Carolina’s 2009 disposal bans on wooden pallets, oil filters, and plastic bottles. For copies of the actual articles, please contact the media source named in the list.

  • Recycling rates triple - Garner-Clayton Record - June 30, 2010
  • Editorial: Council takes strong step with recycling expansion - The Daily Reflector - April 11, 2010
  • Recycling efforts successful so far - The Salisbury Post - April 6, 2010
  • Rural residents find that complying with the landfill bottle ban takes some work - Winston-Salem Journal - Feb. 15, 2010
  • North Carolina plastic bottle ban has residents scrambling - The Heartland Institute - Feb. 1, 2010
  • Plastic bottle ban tough to police, but getting results - The Smoky Mountain News - Jan. 13, 2010
  • Editorial: To become a green hub, city must act greener - The Charlotte Observer - Jan. 7, 2010
  • Gaining ground from recycling rules - Charlotte Business Journal - Nov. 27, 2009
  • Area residents seem willing to keep cans, plastic out of landfill - Star News Online - Nov. 29, 2009
  • Waste officials see positive response after plastic bottle ban - Star News Online - Nov. 24, 2009
  • Opinion: Plastic recycling a smart move - The Fayetteville Observer - Nov. 12, 2009
  • Opinion: Smart move, North Carolina - Asheville Citizen-Times - Oct. 29, 2009
  • Mixed responses from student communities on recycling law - The East Carolinian - Oct. 27, 2009
  • Hamming it up for plastic - Mountain Xpress - Oct. 21, 2009
  • Next?: Hope Mills takes nice step toward recycling - The Fayetteville Observer - Oct. 21, 2009
  • Columbus: Recycling pickup debated - The Fayetteville Observer - Oct. 19, 2009
  • N.C. State Fair continues 'green' push - WRAL-TV - Oct. 19, 2009
  • State bans plastic bottles in landfills - Elon University's The Pendulum - Oct. 14, 2009
  • Display at ASU aims to encourage recycling - Asheville Citizen-Times - Oct. 8, 2009
  • Campus puts the freeze on plastic bottles - N.C.S.U. Bulletin - Oct. 8, 2009
  • Like your music green? Then check out these two shows - Mountain Xpress - Oct. 7, 2009
  • State recycling campaign partners with Asheville bands - Asheville Citizen-Times - Oct. 7, 2009
  • Recycling big hit at Seafood Festival - Jacksonville Daily News - Oct. 7, 2009
  • Letter to the editor: New legislation - The Caswell Messenger - Oct. 6, 2009
  • Downtown display Tuesday promotes recycling - Clayton Blog - Oct. 5, 2009
  • Bottle ban won't help Orange - The Daily Tarheel - Oct. 5, 2009
  • Recycling gets serious with threat of fines - The Fayetteville Observer - Oct. 4, 2009
  • To lure green entrepreneurs, it's best to try acting 'green' - The Charlotte Observer - Oct. 3, 2009
  • Banned from landfills: Law prohibits disposal of several new items - encToday.com - Oct. 2, 2009
  • UNC students support new N.C. recycling initiative - The Daily Tar Heel - Oct. 2, 2009
  • New NC law to encourage recycling helps on many fronts - Asheville Citizen-Times - Oct. 2, 2009
  • Evergreen Blog: Starting today, plastic bottles no longer allowed in trash - Star News Online - Oct. 1, 2009
  • Landfill ready for new state laws - The Daily Southerner - Oct. 1, 2009
  • Trash bin law has mixed impact - Roanoke Rapids Daily Herald - Oct. 1, 2009
  • We're not trashcan cops - The Shelby Star - Oct. 1, 2009
  • New laws pertaining to landfills and tarps set for Oct. 1 - Mountain Times - Oct. 1, 2009
  • Students mob for a cause - N.C.S.U. Technician - Sept. 30, 2009
  • What you can't take to the dump: New law takes effect Thursday - The Shelby Star - Sept. 30, 2009
  • New law bans plastic bottles from trash today - New Bern Sun Journal - Sept. 30, 2009
  • N.C. bans plastic bottles from landfills - NBC-17 - Sept. 30, 2009
  • Sorting it out: Starting Thursday plastic at the landfill is a no-no - The Burlington Times News - Sept. 30, 2009
  • Plastic bottle ban to begin at landfills statewide - Asheville Citizen-Times - Sept. 30, 2009
  • Plastic bottles banned from landfills - The Fayetteville Observer - Sept. 30, 2009
  • Law bans bottles, pallets from landfills - Jacksonville Daily News - Sept. 30, 2009
  • Plastic bottles a no-go in landfill Oct. 1 - Salisbury Post - Sept. 28, 2009
  • New law: They don't take plastic - The Charlotte Observer - Sept. 28, 2009
  • Plastic bottle ban takes effect Oct. 1 - Northwest Observer - Sept. 25, 2009
  • N.C. pastics ban can save jobs, money and the environment, officials say - Wilmington Star News - Sept. 24, 2009
  • The blue bins: Town to start recycling pickupas new landfill restrictions near - Winston-Salem Journal - Sept. 24, 2009
  • State will soon ban plastic bottles from landfills - WCNC-TV, Charlotte - Sept. 23, 2009
  • State to residents: recycle, pretty please - The News & Observer - Sept. 23, 2009
  • As plastic law nears, community stats examined - News 14 Carolina - Sept. 22, 2009
  • Plastic bottle ban starts next week in North Carolina - WFMY-TV, Greensboro - Sept. 22, 2009
  • New recycling regulations set to go into effect - WWAY-TV, Wilmington - Sept. 21, 2009
  • As recycling mandate looms, Dare County is ready - Virginia Pilot - Sept. 20, 2009
  • Reduce and then recycle - N.C.S.U. Technician - Sept. 20, 2009
  • Landfill ban on items starts next month - The-Dispatch, Davidson County - Sept. 18, 2009
  • Area prepares for area recycling - Jacksonville Daily News - Sept. 14, 2009
  • Bottle ban means business - Greensboro News & Record - Sept. 13, 2009
  • Upcoming bottle ban aims to increase recycling - N.C.S.U. Technician - Sept. 11, 2009
  • County expanding its recycling opportunities - The Mount Airy News - Sept. 10, 2009
  • NC set to begin ban of plastic bottles in landfills - Recycling Today - Sept. 9, 2009
  • Oct. 1 brings ban on oil, pallets and plastic bottles in landfills - Salisbury Post - Sept. 9, 2009
  • Plastic bottles to be banned from NC landfills - Ashville Citizen-Times - Sept. 9, 2009
  • Upcoming plastic bottle ban has some counties moving - NC Go Green - Sept. 8, 2009
  • New state recycling rules are already under way voluntarily in Alamance County - Burlington Times News - Sept. 2, 2009
  • Plastic banned in landfills - The News & Observer - Sept. 2, 2009
  • Recyling upgrade in Liberty - The Randolph Guide - Sept. 1, 2009
  • State bans plastics from landfills - The Mountaineer - Aug. 30, 2009
  • Plastic bottles, oil filters, wooden pallets on landfills’ new banned items list - The Daily Southerner - Aug. 27, 2009
  • Ever Green: Law to ban trashing plastic bottles starting in October - Wilmington Star News - Aug. 24, 2009
  • Wrightsville Beach to look into curbside recycling - Wilmington Star News - Aug. 23, 2009
  • Musicians raise awareness about plastic bottle landfill ban - MyNC.com - Aug. 21, 2009
  • Plastic bottles banned from landfills - The News Herald (Morganton) - Aug. 20, 2009
  • Three new landfill bans added to current state list - Blue Ridge Parkway Guide - Aug. 20, 2009
  • North Carolina bans plastic bottles in landfills - WFAE 90.7 FM - Aug. 20, 2009
  • 3 more items banned from state landfills - Asheville Citizen-Times - Aug. 19, 2009
  • Three new items banned from states solid waste landfills as of October 1st - Cape Fear Business News - Aug. 19, 2009
  • Changes ahead at local landfill - The Burlington Times-News - Aug. 19, 2009
  • New recycling laws need more public education - Carteret News-Times - Aug. 14, 2009
  • Less @ landfills: New law bans recyclable items from waste stream - The Mountain Times Online - Aug. 13, 2009
  • Landfill restrictions to get tighter: No more plastic bottles - The Dunn Daily Record - Aug. 10, 2009
  • Plastic bottles are not trash - N.C. Association of Electric Cooperatives' Carolina Country - August 2009
  • What does new N.C. law say about plastic bottle recycling requirements - Wilmington Star News MyReporter.com
  • Landfill changes accepted waste - Statesville Record and Landmark - July 7, 2009
  • Officials say bottle ban will be hard to enforce - Elizabeth City - The Daily Advance, June 27, 2009
  • Unifi's Repreve to include fiber of recycled PET bottles - Winston-Salem Journal, June 24, 2009
  • City offers more recycling data - The Hight Point Enterprise, June 18, 2009
  • Prepare to recycle plastic bottles (Editorial) - The High Point Enterprise, June 17, 2009
  • Recycling efforts could create new jobs - The High Point Enterprise, June 15, 2009
  • Going green: State bans throwing away recyclable plastics - The High Point Enterprise, June 15, 2009
  • Recycling proposal is a winner (Editorial) - The High Point Enterprise, June 14, 2009
  • New recycling law to promote better habits - WRAL-TV, June 2, 2009
  • N.C. first in SE to impose ban aimed to increase recycling - Elizabeth City Daily Advance, May 30, 2009
  • Plastic bottle recycling grows - The Durham Herald Sun; Feb. 25, 2009
  • No wood pallets allowed in landfills - The Durham Herald Sun; Feb. 28, 2009
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