NC State offers numerous sustainability resources and opportunities for the community.

You might be curious what sustainability is at NC State, so dive into what NC State’s sustainability commitment entails and how NC State 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 sustainability@ncsu.edu.

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.


Planing an Event?

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


You can contribute financially to NC State’s sustainability efforts. Other ways to get involved include volunteering for sustainability-related community causes.

Local Resources

Check out this list of local, regional and North Carolina sustainability resources.

Cooperative Extension

The Cooperative Extension at NC State offers many sustainability-related resources for your home, garden, health, family and more. Find resources and contacts specific to your N.C. county.

Our Blog

The Change Your State blog offers sustainability-related content related to energy, food, alternative transportation, water, wellness, zero waste and the planet.

Career Resources

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

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