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Historic Yarbrough Steam Plant earns sustainability certification

09.18.2014 |

One of NC State’s oldest buildings is now certified sustainable.


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Campus energy efficiency improves one building at a time

09.16.2014 |

Campus energy efficiency improves one building at a time Speed isn’t everything in the race to reduce NC State’s energy use and costs. In fact, the latest innovation in the campus energy-saving toolbox shows that slow and steady can also win the cost-saving race. On a campus with buildings as old as 1889 and energy-intensive […]


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Wolfpack football’s tailgate recycling program underway for 2014 season

09.04.2014 |

Wolfpack football’s tailgate recycling program underway for 2014 season After recycling a record 60 tons during last season’s home football games, the Wolfpack is off to another great start in the 2014 season. Sponsored by Waste Industries since 2003, NC State’s WE Recycle program promotes recycling among football fans at Carter-Finley Stadium and the surrounding […]


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Students, families to combat cankerworms on annual day of service

09.03.2014 |

This service project isn’t about planting trees; it’s about saving them.


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Equipment retrofit reduces water use in campus labs

09.03.2014 |

Equipment retrofit reduces water use in campus labs A new NC State water conservation project is making campus research more water-efficient one steam sterilizer at a time. To decontaminate lab waste and clean scientific equipment, many NC State research labs use autoclaves, a steam sterilizer that can churn through more than a half a million gallons of water annually depending […]


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Talley Student Union implements post-consumer composting

08.20.2014 |

NC State’s Talley Student Union will pilot two post-consumer composting stations this fall.


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NC State receives national sustainability award

08.04.2014 |

NC State University received the 2014 APPA Sustainability Award.


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Campus roof side garden feeds University Dining restaurant

06.19.2014 |

Food grown here will eventually be served in On the Oval restaurant this summer.


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LEDs boost energy savings in campus buildings

06.12.2014 |

In NC State’s Constructed Facilities Lab, new LED lights now push to maximize the building’s energy efficiency.


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Student project boosts sustainability at Howling Cow Creamery

06.02.2014 |

This spring, 15 food and bioprocessing science students improved Howling Cow’s sustainability.


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