Sustainability Fund Gives 15 Grants for 2016
The NC State Sustainability Fund gives 15 grants totaling $161,000 for campus sustainability projects.
Green Bricks Honor Sustainability Efforts
The annual Green Brick Awards were given on April 15, honoring the top sustainability efforts on campus.
Gearing Up for Earth Month
Beginning next week, NC State will host a slew of activities highlighting campus sustainability efforts as part of Earth Month, including a full day of activities on April 13 in celebration of worldwide Earth Day and the 30 Days, 30 Ways Challenge.
Students Design Sustainability Solutions
At NC State's inaugural Make-A-Thon, 42 students on 11 teams competed to create new solutions to campus sustainability challenges.
NC State Earns Gold for Green Practices
NC State’s sustainability efforts have earned the university its first Gold rating from the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE).
Disappearing Frogs at Crafts Center
The Crafts Center hosts an exhibit raising awareness about the global decline and disappearance of frogs.
Talk About a Sustainable Future
A Jan. 20 town-hall event will focus on NC State's Sustainability Strategic Plan. The event is planned for 9-11 a.m. in Room 126 of Witherspoon Student Center.
Housekeeping Wins Green Award
University Housekeeping is recognized for its efforts in keeping NC State's campus clean with green products, equipment and procedures.
NC State a Top Workplace for Commuters
NC State is one of just 10 universities honored for exemplary efforts in sustainable transportation. The annual award competition ranks the best workplaces for commuters.
Hand-Me-Down Gowns? Kinda
Since 2011, NC State Bookstores has sold graduation gowns made in sustainable style from recycled plastic bottles.
Solar Tree Sprouts at Hunt Library
Charge your laptop, phone or other electronics on the 16-foot solar tree at the Hunt Library on Centennial Campus. The newly installed solar technology is a gift from the Park Scholars Class of 2015.
Carter-Finley: Red, White and Green
Wolfpack fans attending home football games at Carter-Finley Stadium this season will have the ability to compost food and paper, in addition to recycling plastic products, thanks to a new pilot program offered by athletics and the Office of Waste Reduction and Recycling.
Busy as a Bee Garden
College of Veterinary Medicine students just completed a bee apiary and community garden, thanks to a grant from the NC State Sustainability Fund.