NC State’s 2013 Energy and Water Report reveals savings.
Wolfpack Homecoming earns sustainable event certification One of the nation’s largest student-led homecomings is now a certified sustainable event. This year’s NC State “Red, White and Wolfpack”-themed Homecoming festivities have earned Wolfpack Certified Green recognition at the highest level. The certification is offered by the University Sustainability Office for events that incorporate sustainable choices involving […]
At the annual Greek Life Awards on Oct. 16, Omega Psi Phi took home NC State’s first-ever Most Sustainable Chapter Award.
App-based contest energizes Energy Action Month at NC State Throughout the month of October, NC State students, faculty and staff can hit the switch, pull the plug and power down electronics to save energy and win prizes. Using Joulebug, a free mobile app available for Android and Apple smartphones, the campus community can collect pins […]
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Wolfpack football recycling tops 58,000 pounds Wolfpack football fans are recycling at an all-time high – 53 percent more in 2012 than the previous year. At home football games in 2012, the WE Recycle program collected more than 58,000 pounds of recyclables. Already at the first two home games of the 2013 football season, 24,000 […]
Pack men’s soccer game to kick sustainability to next level As the Pack faces Clemson University in the first major Atlantic Coast Conference showdown of the 2013 season, NC State will also make sustainability a goal of the Sept. 14 game. In partnership with the 5 Rights Football Club, the Pack is increasing sustainability efforts […]
NC State students launch free bike share pilot program Residents of NC State’s Honors Village living and learning community can now rent bicycles for free through a student-initiated pilot program called Quad Bikes. Quad Bike founders Carlos Vega and Brian Iezzi wanted more convenient bike options on campus and after surveying students, they learned that […]
New campaign, app challenge students to improve NC State, world A better NC State and world – that’s the goal of Change Your State, a new sustainability campaign at North Carolina State University. Throughout the 2013-2014 academic year, Change Your State will challenge students to address some of society’s great challenges through simple actions that […]
NC State’s zero VOC paint swap trims costs, improves buildings Flashback five years and paint being brushed and rolled on campus walls could be smelled before it was seen. The odor, created by emissions of volatile organic compounds (VOCs), was the hallmark of painting for decades until the recent evolution of low VOC and zero […]