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N.C. ‘clean energy’ firms jump by 700 to 1,800 in less than year

06.30.2011 | | Tags: , , , ,
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North Carolina clean energy firms double in one year.

NC State Dedicates First Green Building

Dedication of what is expected to be NC State’s first green building was held Jan. 6…

NOMINATIONS OPEN FOR 2011 EARTHWISE AWARDS!

03.04.2011 | | Tags: , , , , , ,
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Nominations for 2011 Earthwise Awards are now open!

FIRST GREEN ATHLETIC EVENT FOR NC STATE

02.19.2011 | | Tags: , , , , ,
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In the first green event for NC State Athletics, the Wolfpack women’s basketball team welcomes the UNC Tar Heels Monday, February 21, at 7:00 p.m. to historic Reynolds Coliseum. The hallowed halls of Reynolds will feature waste stations consisting of composting, recycling and trash bins. Steps have been taken to ensure beverage and food containers […]

New Technology In Green Cleaning

01.26.2011 | | Tags: , , , , , ,
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University Housekeeping is currently testing an ionized water- based technology that is effective in sanitizing and cleaning for general purpose applications. After five months of in-house testing, the technology appears to be successful and University Housekeeping will gradually implement this tool across campus. Upon implementation, the tool will help to significantly reduce chemical purchases. The […]

UAB Gets Aggressive in Going Green

Will Lamb, UAB president, said: “UAB commits to sustainability because it sends the right message to students, and promotes a healthier future for not only the environment, but for people.” For the second year in a row, Union Activites Board leaders were committed to making sustainability a key focus of their event planning. Of the […]

NC State Named Top 5 Green School

03.09.2010 | | Tags: , , , , , ,
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North Carolina State University has been named one of the Top 5 Greenest Schools in the Southeast by Blue Ridge Outdoors Magazine. The March issue hits newsstands this week and recognizes NC State for its aggressive commitment to a more sustainable future. Backed by achievements in energy, transportation and programming, NC State’s balanced approach to […]

University Dining Considers Composting

02.19.2010 | | Tags: , , , , , , , , ,
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A recent audit by Waste Reduction and Recycling (WRR) found that 70 percent of waste generated at Fountain Dining Hall was compostable. The four-hour audit, which took place January 27, was completed by volunteer students who sorted, shoveled and weighed bags of garbage from NC State’s largest dining hall. “This was great news to us,” […]

Cleaning with Green

09.23.2009 | | Tags: , , , , , ,
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Submitted by: Caroline Barnhill – NC State News Services Researchers at North Carolina State University are working to demonstrate that trees can be used to degrade or capture fuels that leak into soil and ground water. Through a process called phytoremediation – literally a “green” technology – plants and trees remove pollutants from the environment […]

Reduce Your Paw Print

Climate impact presentation and discussion to address NC State’s greenhouse gas inventory and emissions. The University Sustainability Office will present the first S.E.E. NC State Series of the 2009-2010 academic year September 2nd in the Talley Student Center Ballroom (space change due to demand). The discussion and presentation will focus on the climate impact of […]

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