In 2009, UNC-Chapel Hill’s Institute for the Environment and the Town of Chapel Hill's Stormwater Management Division began a partnership under a grant from the Wallace Genetic Foundation to develop water pollution prevention training materials for food service managers and employees.
Food service managers and supervisors receive posters, videos and guides when they attend a train-the-trainer workshop. They may also call Chapel Hill Stormwater Management at 919-969-7246 for presentations.
Video: Keep Restaurant Pollution and Profits From Going Down the Stormwater Drain
Video: La Historia de Jorge: Como Los Empleados de Restaurante Pueden Proteger Nuestra Agua (with English subtitles)
- Stop Restaurant Pollution Factsheet
- Making and Using a Spill Kit
- A Manager's Checklist For Reducing Stormwater Pollution
- Restaurant Water Pollution Costs Factsheet
Chapel Hill Training Materials
Restaurant Managers' Guide to Pollution Prevention
Congratulations to the following food service establishments whose staff supervisors trained their employees and made remarkable changes to protect our waterways:
*The Stratford Assisted Living Dining Services
*The Agora at Granville Towers
Businesses may contact Orange Water and Sewer Authority (OWASA) regarding sanitary sewer or grease traps.
Small quantities of hazardous waste from businesses are accepted without charge at the Orange County Landfill's household hazardous waste center on Eubanks Road. More information