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Wipe Out Waste 
Commercial Ambassador Program

Improving commercial recycling through education
Become a Commerical Ambassador

Our Mission

To assist the commercial sector in Mecklenburg County on ways to recycle and reduce waste and assisting with recycling education to workers and customers.

200+ Local Organizations making an impact

The Wipe Out Waste Commercial Ambassador Program operates through Mecklenburg County Solid Waste and has over 200- member organizations, ranging from small non-profits to large corporations.
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    Wipe Out Waste Ambassador Award Winner Megan Miller shows how making an impact brought her dresses to New York Fashion Week
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    FOX Sports

    Wipe Out Waste Ambassador Award Winner FOX Sports discuss how their station steps up to recycle right.
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    Wipe Out Waste Ambassador UniFirst

    UniFirst, manufacturer of professional uniforms & workwear talks about their efforts to reduce waste and how their eco-friendly measures have saved the company thousands annually.
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Program Goals

ongoing mentorship
To provide Mecklenburg County businesses / organizations with ongoing mentorship, education and networking opportunities centered around waste reduction and recycling practices.
To recognize and reward Mecklenburg County businesses / organizations that reduce, reuse and recycle workplace waste and that purchased recycled products.
reduction and recycling education
To become the focal point for waste reduction and recycling education within Mecklenburg County’s business community.
To foster a renewed commitment within Mecklenburg County’s commercial sector to recycle and reduce waste.
To empower organizations to become ambassadors in the commercial sector – encouraging waste reduction and recycling best practices amongst their peers.
Requirements to Become a Wipe Out Waste Commercial Ambassador:
Take the recycle right pledge
Complete the applicable application
Complete the Online Ambassador Training Modules
Commit to promoting recycling right in the community, organizations, businesses, clubs, faith-based and areas within Mecklenburg County
Become a Commercial Ambassador

Event Calendar

Here’s a list of our upcoming training sessions required for enrollment into the wipe out waste commercial ambassador program.

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