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Student-developed app aims to reduce food waste at grocery stores

04.27.2015 |

Student-developed app aims to reduce food waste at grocery stores What if there was an app that notified you when local grocery stores discounted prices on near expiring produce that was about to be discarded? That’s how the collegiate founders of FreshSpire want to reduce food waste in the United States, where up to 40 […]


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NC State lauds university’s most sustainable at Green Brick Awards

04.17.2015 |

Three members of the NC State community and one campus organization were honored with Green Brick Awards.


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NC State hosts free recycling, paper shredding drive

02.23.2015 |

NC State’s annual paper shredding and recycling drive on March 11 is an opportunity to safely and responsibly dispose of unwanted items.


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RecycleMania underway at NC State

02.05.2015 |

RecycleMania underway at NC State NC State will compete Feb. 1 – March 28 against universities across the U.S. and Canada in the RecycleMania Tournament, an annual collegiate recycling competition. Each week NC State’s Waste Reduction and Recycling Office will submit total weights for bottles and cans, corrugated cardboard, paper, food service organics and trash […]


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Lighting upgrade cuts energy costs at NC State lab

01.29.2015 |

Lighting upgrade cuts energy costs at NC State lab At one of the world’s leading mineral labs, NC State engineers now work under brighter, energy-efficient lighting thanks to a recent upgrade that reduced lighting electrical use by 75 percent. In January more than 100 outdated lighting fixtures at the Asheville, N.C.-based NC State Minerals Research […]


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Students improve Nelson Hall as part of sustainability class

01.27.2015 |

Students improve Nelson Hall as part of sustainability class Sure, you could learn about sustainable buildings in a textbook. Or you could learn while doing and improve your college campus at the same time. This past fall, 25 NC State undergraduate and graduate students participated in a new interdisciplinary course that provided real-world experience in […]


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Department of Energy meeting showcases NC State’s Cates Utility Plant

01.21.2015 |

The campus utility plant where NC State generates up to 30 percent of its own electricity recently hosted a U.S. Department of Energy meeting that showcased the facility’s energy-saving technology.


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NC State’s decade-long holiday energy savings top $2.76 million

01.12.2015 |

Why pay to heat a building when no one is inside?

Campus readies for holiday energy savings

12.08.2014 |

As campus winds down for winter holiday, energy saving efforts are ramping up.


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Greek Life chapters recognized for sustainability efforts

10.21.2014 |

Greek Life chapters recognized for sustainability efforts Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Delta Zeta Sorority and Sigma Chi Fraternity were awarded the Most Sustainable Chapter award during the annual NC State Greek Life Awards on October 20. The chapters received the recognition for launching a collaborative recycling initiative that encouraged first-year students living on Central Campus […]


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