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Environmental and Recycling Committee
The Town of Morrisville’s Environmental & Recycling Advisory Committee (MERC) is committed to community education about recycling and solid waste.  We are also in place for making sure the 
Town Council has all of the information they need to make sound decisions on solid waste and
recycling collection for the Town.

Mission Statement
The Morrisville Environmental and Recycling Advisory Committee is dedicated to enhancing the quality
of life in our community by raising awareness of environmental issues and encouraging positive action. 

Committee Charter
Please click here to view current committee charter.

Time: 6:30 pm

When: First Wednesday of the following months:
Feb., Mar., Apr., May, Aug., Sept., Oct., and Nov.
(Feb meeting being moved to 2/8/17 at 7:00 pm)
Public Works Building - 414 Aviation Parkway
(Meeting times and locations are subject to change - 
please check the Community Calendar for details.)

Dawn Raab
Administrative Services Manager
Phone: 919.463.7072

Minutes are available following approval.         
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The committee is made up of Morrisville residents with a wide range of educational, professional, and solid waste and recycling management backgrounds. Time commitment expectations include 1-2 hours per meeting (seven meetings per year) along with participation at other Town events such as Green Day and Litter Sweep.

Want to apply? Click Here!

Not Sure What to Recycle? Click Here
"Morrisville Recycles" Poster Contest

The MERC Poster Contest is an annual project offered to students in grades K-5 in the Morrisville Community. This event provides students the opportunity to showcase their talents and commitment to the environment and helps us achieve our goal of increasing knowledge of the three R's - reduce, reuse and recycle.

 for the Poster Contest rules and Enrollment Form!

The 2016 poster contest theme is: “Tip the Balance on Waste, Recycle More Than You Throw in the Trash”.

Environmental and Recycling Committee Projects
To see annual committee projects CLICK HERE

Interest in Composting? View these documents
Composting Made Easy
Composting seminar at North Carolina State University     
Turn Food Scraps into Food for Your Soil

Interested in Composting?
Find a discounted compost bin at the link below.

Helpful Links & Contacts

NCDPPEA-What Plastics are Recyclable?          WaterSense: Stop Water Leaks

US EPA - Clean Energy Programs                    AirNow-Local Air Quality Conditions
Want to Improve Your Indoor Air?                  Learn More About Climate Change            
Want to "Clean Greener"?                              How to Poison-Proof Your Home           
Energy Star Savings for your Home

What's happening in the rest of the world? *NEW
Check out links to environmental news!

Loosing any trees in your neighborhood? Maybe it is the Emerald Ash below!


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