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 […]
Students live, learn sustainably in new campus EcoVillage It can take a village to best learn about sustainability. And that’s what drew 63 NC State University students from varied backgrounds and majors to EcoVillage, a new on-campus, sustainability-focused living and learning community based out of Bragaw Residence Hall. “[Before EcoVillage] I really didn’t know what areas […]
Campus prepares for winter holiday energy savings Facing a $1.5 million reduction in its utility budget, NC State University is extending its annual Winter Holiday Energy-Saving Initiative as a major cost-saving effort. During the winter holiday when most of campus is closed, NC State saves energy by lowering temperatures in most campus buildings and turning […]