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NC State Spinout Company Seeks to Spark Innovation, Fight Food Waste
SinnovaTek, a company co-founded by an NC State professor and one of his former students, helps small-scale entrepreneurs get products to market while curbing food waste from farms.
Not Just for Looks: Industrial Design Students Reimagine Cosmetics Packaging
Industrial Design students at the College of Design worked with Eastman Chemical Company to create refillable, reusable and rechargeable (“R/R”) packaging for the luxury cosmetics industry. In the studio, students worked with Eastman’s Tritan™, Cristal™, or Cristal™ One materials – each created to reduce plastic waste without compromising product aesthetic and usability.
Cape Fear towns still fighting contaminants by reducing PFAS in drinking water
spectrumlocalnewsCape Fear towns still fighting contaminants by reducing PFAS in drinking water
$2.25M Grant Awarded to Develop Sustainable Energy Products from Waste Streams
A team of researchers in NC State’s College of Natural Resources and College of Agriculture and Life Sciences has been awarded a $2.25 million grant from the U.S. Department of Energy to develop sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) and battery-grade graphite using seaweed and wood waste.
Report: More People Should Be Tested for Potential Exposure to ‘Forever Chemicals’
Jane Hoppin, a professor of biological sciences and director of NC State’s Center for Human Health and the Environment, is part of a group of researchers seeking to provide clinicians with guidance on how to address the impact of PFAS.
New Method Can Remove Dyes From Wastewater
Findings by NC State researchers offer a new potential method for cleaning wastewater after use by textiles, cosmetics or other industries.
Clinicians Should Test for High PFAS Exposure: Report
Jane Hoppin, professor of biological sciences at NC State, is on the committee appointed by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine to develop a report on health care guidance for professionals treating those with a history of elevated exposure to PFAS.
Go Plastic Free: Why and How
Be part of the solution to plastic pollution at NC State and beyond.
Old Piano, New Purpose
Check out our video to learn the story of how an ancient piano breathed new life into Centennial Campus when people needed it most.
Quiz: Test Your Knowledge About Plastics On Campus
Test your knowledge about plastic waste on campus for Plastic Free July.