If you’re an NC State alum interested in sustainability, you’ll be Pack proud to learn about the sustainability advances NC State has made.

Take a moment to learn what sustainability is at NC State and to dive into NC State’s sustainability commitment  and how the university is progressing toward its sustainability goals.

You can stay up to date with all sustainability news on campus by signing up for the Sustainability at NC State e-newsletter or following us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. If there are stories you want us to tell or you’d like to ask a question, feel free to email us at

Try These Tips

These ideas and tips from the Change Your State sustainability awareness campaign are a great place to start living more sustainably.



You are what you eat, so choose sustainable food that has the least environmental impact and biggest health benefit.



Join the Wolfpack of energy savers by trying these tips for saving energy.

Zero Waste


Help make the world leaner and cleaner by reducing, reusing, recycling and composting. Here’s how.



Decrease how much you drive and you’ll save money while also reducing air pollution, saving time and cutting your carbon pawprint. Here’s how.



Be a better you by living a well-balanced life. Try these tips to Change Your State of wellness. You’ll be happier, healthier and better able to live life to the fullest.



Only about 1 percent of the Earth’s water can be consumed by humans, so do your part to save this necessary but limited resource.

Your Career and Community


Looking to make a career move? These resources offer sustainability-related opportunities

Email to suggestion additions to this list

Professional Development

Browse the sustainability-related degree and training opportunities NC State offers, as well as resources for businesses and sustainability.

Workplace and Events

The on-campus Wolfpack Certified Sustainable program offers guides on how to make your workplace and events more sustainable. Download the Sustainable Workplace Guide or Sustainable Event Guide and feel free to modify it for use at your job or in your event planning.


There are many ways to donate. You can contribute financially to NC State’s sustainability efforts. Other ways to get involved include sponsoring a sustainability activity or initiative, volunteering or contributing an in-kind donation. Email us for more ideas and opportunities for involvement.