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Aug 31, 2017  |  Campus Life

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  |  Students

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  |  Service and Community

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  |  Awards and Honors

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  |  Students

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  |  Events

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  |  Events

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  |  Campus Life

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.