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NC State’s sustainability efforts earn top honors

04.23.2014 |

NC State’s commitment to sustainability earned accolades on Earth Day

Green Brick Awards honor NC State’s sustainable

04.15.2014 |

Amid local food and music, NC State honored some of its finest sustainability champions on April 14, 2014.


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Student leads effort to save energy, improve safety in campus labs

04.14.2014 |

In some of the most research-intensive buildings on campus, there are opportunities to improve safety and energy savings.


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New campus-made mulch cuts costs, improves sustainability

03.20.2014 |

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 […]


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New boilers increase energy efficiency, reliability at NC State

02.18.2014 |

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


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NC State sustainability fund offers $30,000 in grants

02.03.2014 |

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 […]


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New campus recycling program converts grease to biofuel

01.27.2014 |

Ceasing the grease on campus and turning it into biofuel.


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Students pilot plastic bag recycling on campus

01.23.2014 |

NC State students, faculty and staff can now recycle plastic bags on campus.


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NC State’s Winter Break Energy Savings Top $288,000

01.22.2014 |

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 […]


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Students compost, recycle toward a waste-free Krispy Kreme Challenge

01.21.2014 |

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 […]


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