Tell About the South: Ever Wonder Where Your Garbage Goes?
This lunchtime discussion was hosted by Blair Pollock, the solid waste planner for Orange County who initiated public recycling programs for the county beginning in 1987. He holds a Master’s degree in City and Regional Planning from UNC-Chapel Hill. Pollock discussed the history of Orange County’s landfill, which is now closed and in long-term care. During his presentation, he addressed the ongoing challenges for recycling and waste management, and provided tips for how you can make a difference.