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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. 

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. 

May 4, 2017

Student Strives To Build Safe, Sustainable Apparel Industry

Rejaul Hasan, a doctoral student in the College of Textiles, hopes his focused research in sustainability and supply chain will ensure the safety, sustainability and fair labor practices for garment workers in his native Bangladesh. 

Mar 29, 2017

Take Part in NC State’s Earth Month Activities

With more than 50 events on and around campus, find multiple ways to celebrate Earth Month in April. 

Dec 14, 2016

Wrap Without Waste This Holiday Season

Check out these tips for a more sustainable approach to holiday gift wrapping. 

Dec 8, 2016

Nile Project Concert Coming in March

Thanks to outside grants and support from both the NC State Sustainability Fund and the NC State Foundation, the Nile Project concert is slated for March 15 at Stewart Theatre. 

Dec 8, 2016

NC State Recognized as Bike-Friendly Campus

NC State racks up another honor, nabbing a silver award in the League of American Bicyclists’ annual Bicycle Friendly University recognition program. 

Oct 12, 2016

NC State Meets State-Mandated Reduction Goals

NC State's department of Energy Management recently announced that the school has reached state-mandated goals to reduce energy and water usage numbers by 50 and 33 percent, respectively, despite two decades of rapid expansion on campus. 

Jul 7, 2016

Summer Water-Saving Tips

As we experience the hottest days of the year, a cool drink of water or a dip in the pool is always nice. But don't go crazy. Here are a few ways to keep water usage down during the dog days of summer. 

Jun 22, 2016

Aquaponics on Display at Talley

Swing by the Talley Student Union this summer and check out a student-designed system of bins, pipes, fish and lettuce that showcases one of the state’s fastest-growing agriculture practices. 

May 17, 2016

Harrelson’s Final Stand

When students come back for the fall semester, Harrelson Hall will be gone. 

May 3, 2016

Sustainability Fund Gives 15 Grants for 2016

The NC State Sustainability Fund gives 15 grants totaling $161,000 for campus sustainability projects. 

Apr 21, 2016

Green Bricks Honor Sustainability Efforts

The annual Green Brick Awards were given on April 15, honoring the top sustainability efforts on campus.