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AI-Powered Waste Management System to Revolutionize Recycling
The system is expected to streamline the collection of non-recyclable waste for conversion into renewable products, energy and fuel.
Zero Waste Wolves Champion Sustainability in All Sizes
From magnets to campus-wide programs, the Zero Waste Wolves show that sustainability comes in all sizes.
Poop, Pee and Microbes: The Complicated Ecology of Pit Latrines
The findings are relevant for efforts to both improve public health and reduce greenhouse gas emissions associated with global climate change.
Going Paperless: Another Win for Sustainable Wolfpack
Discover how NC State Athletics tackled paper waste and scored another win for the Sustainable Wolfpack.
Garbage to Gardens
Lunchtime is learning time at Winter Park Elementary and D.C. Virgo Preparatory Academy in Wilmington. No, the kids aren’t burdened with extra reading, writing or...
Genetically Modified Bacteria Break Down Plastics in Saltwater
The modified organism breaks down a plastic called PET, which is a significant contributor to microplastic pollution in oceans.
Under Armour Founder, CEO Visit NC State
Leadership from the top apparel company toured NC State’s campus to build upon their strategic partnership with the university — and our shared commitment to innovation.
Earning a Master’s to Make the Fashion Industry More Sustainable
M.S. Textiles student Maddy Lyon applies her industry experience and expertise to sustainability research at the Wilson College of Textiles.
PFAS Found in Blood of Dogs, Horses Living Near Fayetteville, N.C.
Researchers found PFAS in the blood of pet dogs and horses from Gray’s Creek, N.C.
Reduce, reuse, recycle
NC State University researchers are studying the fundamental science behind how to address plastic waste.