NC State’s commitment to sustainability earned accolades on Earth Day
Amid local food and music, NC State honored some of its finest sustainability champions on April 14, 2014.
In some of the most research-intensive buildings on campus, there are opportunities to improve safety and energy savings.
New campus-made mulch cuts costs, improves sustainability Nothing says spring is near like a fresh layer of mulch on campus, and this year that mulch is more sustainable and cost-effective than ever. A pilot project between NC State Grounds Management and the Horticulture Field Labs has resulted in a new type of mulch blended from […]
Energy will be supplied to NC State University buildings more reliably and efficiently thanks to the completion of a major boiler upgrade at Yarbrough Drive Steam Plant
NC State sustainability fund offers $30,000 in grants If you have an idea that would make NC State leaner, smarter, stronger and more sustainable, the newly-created Sustainability Fund is accepting project proposals for up to $30,000 in grant funding for campus sustainability projects. Through March 17, NC State students, faculty and staff can submit proposals […]
Ceasing the grease on campus and turning it into biofuel.
NC State students, faculty and staff can now recycle plastic bags on campus.
NC State’s Winter Break Energy Savings Top $288,000 NC State University students, faculty and staff pulled the plug, hit the switch and saved the university $288,590 in avoided energy costs during winter break, Dec. 21, 2013 – Jan. 1, 2014. A campus-wide energy conservation program facilitated by NC State’s Energy Management Office, the Winter Holiday Energy […]
Students compost, recycle toward a waste-free Krispy Kreme Challenge On Feb. 8, approximately 8,000 people will embark on a road race like none other – running five miles and eating a dozen hot glazed doughnuts in less than an hour – at the 10th annual Krispy Kreme Challenge. But what you may not know about […]