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Author: Carla Davis

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Oct 1, 2020

Stewardship on the Roof

At Carmichael Gym — which has one of the most problematic roofs on campus — Facilities employees leveraged the COVID-19 closure to install a roof overlay at a fraction of the estimated cost. 

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Jul 23, 2020

Final Countdown

The Facilities division works behind the scenes to prepare campus for the fall semester, making important changes with everyone's safety and health in mind. 

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May 14, 2020

Operation Restart

NC State's Facilities Division prepares campus buildings for safe reopening. 

Jan 17, 2018

Campus Energy, Water Savings Continue in 2017

NC State Energy Management releases the 2017 Strategic Energy and Water Report, highlighting NC State's ongoing progress in meeting its energy and water-savings goals. 

Jan 17, 2018

More LimeBikes on the Way

After a successful first semester with thousands of riders, bike share on NC State’s campus is expanding in 2018. 

Jan 10, 2018

Dining Intros Compostable Coca-Cola Cups

NC State Dining now offers eco-friendly cups in the Talley Student Union and On the Oval. 

Oct 19, 2017

Students Start Business to Tackle Textile Waste

NC State students and Park Scholars Emily Neville and Carly Kvietok launched Reborn Clothing Co. to revive clothes you no longer wear into new, useful products. 

Oct 19, 2017

Certify Your Workplace, Campus Event for Sustainability

NC State’s University Sustainability Office offers certification for campus workplaces and campus events that incorporate sustainability practices. 

Sep 14, 2017

It’s Sustainability – Gamified

Learning through play isn’t just for babies and toddlers. Games are a good way for older children and adults to learn, too. 

Aug 31, 2017

Carter-Finley Expands Compost Effort

When the Wolfpack returns to Carter-Finley Stadium for its first home football game, so will composting and recycling in order to reduce gameday waste. 

Aug 17, 2017

This Lab Went Paperless and Saved $30,000

The $105 lab manual once required for a popular NC State biotechnology course is now history. Learn why. 

Aug 9, 2017

No Bike? No Problem: Campus Bike Share Is Here

This fall, NC State welcomes LimeBike, a campus bike sharing service. 

Jul 27, 2017

Architecture Students Design, Build

A student-built facility will help advance productivity of the campus Agroecology Education Farm, which grows sustainable farm-to-fork produce for university dining halls. 

Jul 20, 2017

Sharing Sustainability In Senegal

A study abroad experience in Scotland and an Alternative Service Break trip to Belize are how NC State graduate Jack Alcorn ended up in Senegal on a two-year assignment with the Peace Corps. 

May 18, 2017

Western Manor Apartments Lead Pack In Recycling Competition

Residents of NC State’s Western Manor Apartments led the Wolfpack to its strongest finish yet in a nationwide collegiate recycling competition this winter. RecycleMania is a national competition of more than 300 universities competing to reduce campus landfill waste while also boosting recycling and composting rates.