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ORS participates in Cree Small Business Supplier Fair

posted May 7, 2013, 12:01 PM by ORS Administrator   [ updated May 7, 2013, 12:02 PM ]

Orange Recycling Services, Inc. and 114 other exhibitors will be participating in the Cree Small Business Supplier Fair on May 9, 2013 from 10 AM - 4 PM. The fair is open to the community at large and the event is free to attend. Workshops include Most Common Legal Mistakes of Small Business, International Partners and Growing International Sales, Brand Development, and How the Affordable Healthcare Act will Impact Small Business. A great networking opportunity for all that attend!

ORS and NC Central University promote Earth Day!

posted Apr 23, 2013, 12:19 PM by ORS Administrator

On Earth Day,2013, Orange Recycling Services and NCCU participated in a cooperative campus wide Reduce, Reuse, Recycle campaign to promote sustainability on college campuses.
ORS employee Billy Roberson mans the ORS table at Earth Day 2013 on the NCCU campus

Duke & ORS promote "Green" initiatives

posted Mar 15, 2013, 11:33 AM by ORS Administrator

Orange Recycling Services, Inc. was one of 25 vendors that participated in the Duke University Health Systems "green" initiatives for laboratories within the health system. Suppliers and vendors showed how they promote sustainability through their manufacturing and distribution processes. ORS is proud to be the primary recycling partner with Duke in their sustainability efforts as they continue to "reduce, re-use, recycle."

ORS Employee Theo Powell wins Vacation Club drawing!

posted May 24, 2012, 9:42 AM by ORS Administrator   [ updated May 24, 2012, 9:43 AM ]

On Thursday, May 24th, Orange Recycling Services employee Theo Powell won $500 in the Employers Resource Management Company Vacation Fund Drawing. The drawing was made from all the employees who p[participated in PEO's Vacation Fund for 2012. Not only did Theo win the drawing, he also painlessly saved up his own money to take his vacation during the Summer of 2012. Congratulations, Theo!

ORS participates in Cree 2012 Small Business Supplier Fair

posted Apr 30, 2012, 11:42 AM by ORS Administrator

Orange Recycling Services, Inc. was one of over 100 businesses to exhibit at the Cree 2012 Small Business Supplier Fair. ORS provided informative, recycling handouts, oranges, and offered a drawing for a no-cost, on-site shredding service through its' Document Security Services division.

NCCU Hosts Earth Day Event

posted Apr 30, 2012, 11:23 AM by ORS Administrator

Orange Recycling Services, Inc. participated in the first annual North Carolina Central University Earth Day event on Monday, April 23rd. ORS handed out information about the university's recycling program along with ideas on how to reduce, reuse, and recycle. 

Morgan Stanley Smith Barney of Durham has customer shred day

posted Apr 30, 2012, 11:18 AM by ORS Administrator

On Friday, April 20, Morgan Stanley Smith Barney sponsored a shred day for its' customers. Document Security Services was happy to provide the service with one of our mobile shredding units. Nearly a ton of documents were securely destroyed and recycled.

Community Shred in Belhaven, NC

posted Mar 29, 2012, 12:11 PM by ORS Administrator

On Saturday, March 24, Document Security Services provided free document shredding to the community of Belhaven, just outside of Washington, NC. Residents of the area had almost 3 tons of documents shredded that day, and the resulting paper was recycled through Orange Recycling Services, Inc. in Durham,NC. If you are looking for this service for your business or community, you may contact us here.

Kingsmill Village Community Shred Day - April 14, 2012

posted Feb 23, 2012, 11:18 AM by ORS Administrator   [ updated Feb 23, 2012, 11:19 AM ]

On Saturday, April 14, 2012, Document Security Services will have a mobile shredding truck at the corner of Bramblewood Drive and Pastille Lane in Raleigh from 9:00 AM - 12:00 noon. This service is being provided at no cost to those wishing to bring in paper items to be shredded. Staples and paper clips do not need to be removed prior to shredding, but contents must be removed from 3-ring binders, and other such storage devices. For information on other destruction events, or to coordinate an event for your community or business, contact us here.

Pre-Holiday Shredding and E-Waste Recycling Event, December 10, 2011

posted Nov 7, 2011, 7:35 AM by ORS Administrator

Event Gives Citizens an Opportunity to Safely Dispose of Confidential Documents and Responsibly Recycle Computers And Other Electronics. 

Durham, NC – North Carolina laws are stringent regarding what is allowed in landfills across the state.  As of this past July, televisions and computer equipment were banned from disposal in North Carolina’s landfills, as a result of a law passed last year by the General Assembly.

In response to the recent disposal ban on electronics, the Durham County General Services Department has scheduled a Pre-Holiday Shredding and E-Waste Recycling Event for Durham County residents and businesses to safely dispose of confidential documents and responsibly recycle electronics.  

The collection event, co-sponsored with Creative Recycling Systems, Inc., and Orange Recycling Services’ division of Document Security Services will be held from 8 a.m. until 12 p.m., on Saturday, December 10, 2011, at the Durham County Memorial Stadium located at 402 Stadium Drive in Durham.

 Almost all electronic devices with a cord are accepted, including:

Computers, laptops, keyboards, mouse, printers, monitors, speakers, copiers, scanners, circuit boards, hard drives, computer parts, etc. 

Televisions, stereo equipment, tape players, receivers, amplifiers, and record players 

Kitchen electronics, such as microwaves, mixers, blenders, choppers, etc. 

Telephones, cell phones, and fax machines 

Hair dryers, curling irons, alarm clocks, and vacuum cleaners 

Power tools, cordless tools, etc. 

Electronic toys, such as keyboards and video game systems 

Free confidential document shredding will also be available. Items not acceptable for shredding include metal ringed binders, plastic notebooks, plastic binders, floppy disks, compact disks, digital video disks or any non-paper items that do not tear.  

“Our primary goal in sponsoring this event prior to the Holiday Season is to help protect our citizens from identity theft and protect our environment from the impact of harmful components contained in electronics like mercury, lead and cadmium,” said Brian Haynesworth, Solid Waste Program Manager for the Durham County General Services Department.  

Residents are discouraged from bringing large appliances, refrigerators, air conditioners, or any other appliances that contain Freon to the E-Waste Recycling Event.

For more information about this free event contact Haynesworth at 919-560-0433 or via email 

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