Water Pollution Prevention - Restaurants

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Pollution Prevention Tips

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)  

Poster: English

Poster: Spanish  




Fact Sheets

Chapel Hill Training Materials

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
    *Hunam Restaurant
    *The Agora at Granville Towers
    *The Lantern

Businesses may contact Orange Water and Sewer Authority (OWASA) regarding sanitary sewer or grease traps:
    Thurman Green, Manager, Collection and Distribution Systems, 537-4224 or tgreen@owasa.org 

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



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