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Jul 15, 2024

Apparel Industry Leaks Millions of Tons of Plastic Into Environment Each Year, Study Finds

A new study finds that waste from the global apparel industry is leaking millions of tons of plastic into the environment each year – an overlooked pollution source which may be getting worse over time. The findings are detailed in a recent study from North Carolina State University researchers, which found that global apparel consumption…

Advancement team with WR team

Apr 30, 2024

WestRock Endows Graduate Award in Honor of Peter Hart

WestRock has partnered with the College of Natural Resources to celebrate the legacy of Peter Hart, an adjunct associate professor of forest biomaterials at NC State for the last two decades.

Mar 22, 2024

New Sustainable Labs Program Launched

The new Sustainable Labs program empowers NC State researchers and lab users to adopt sustainable practices in campus lab spaces.

Professor Lucian Lucia - Faculty Feature: Meet Professor Lucian Lucia - College of Natural Resources News NC State University

Feb 23, 2024

Lucian Lucia Named 2023-24 University Faculty Scholar

Lucia, a professor of forest biomaterials and chemistry, has made outstanding academic achievements and contributions to NC State through his teaching, scholarship and service.

European Swift - Mimicking a Bird's Sticky Spit to Create Cellulose Gels - Forest Biomaterials NC State University

Oct 16, 2023

Mimicking a Bird’s Sticky Spit to Create Cellulose Gels

A small bird’s nest-making inspires a nontoxic process for making cellulose gels.

Blue water ripple - Studying Fundamentals of Water as Solvent Could Lead to Greener Cellulose-Based Products - Forest Biomaterials NC State University

May 3, 2023

Studying Fundamentals of Water as a Solvent Could Lead to Greener Cellulose-Based Products

Water can change its solubility characteristics depending upon what it interacts with.

Mar 20, 2023

Brian Cardini Memorial Scholarship Keeps Beloved Student’s Legacy Alive

Brian Cardini was one of those guys you never forget. And his friends who created the Brian Cardini Memorial Scholarship through NC State’s College of Natural Resources never have and never will. 

Martin Hubbe - Martin Hubbe Awarded 2023 Gunnar Nicholson Gold Medal Award - Forest Biomaterials NC State University

Mar 3, 2023

Martin Hubbe Awarded 2023 Gunnar Nicholson Gold Medal Award

Established in 1928, the Gunnar Nicholson Gold Medal Award is the highest honor that the Technical Association of the Pulp and Paper Industry (TAPPI) can bestow upon an individual.

aerial view of a wetland forest shows trees and floating weed in the water - NC State Researchers: Show Us What You're Working On - Forest Biomaterials NC State University

Feb 7, 2023

NC State Researchers: Show Us What You’re Working On

Research can produce remarkable photography, microscopy, data visualization, and more. Share them with us!

Bart and Pam Nicholson - Nicholson Scholarship Supports First-Generation Paper Science Students - Forest Biomaterials NC State University

Dec 16, 2022

Nicholson Scholarship Supports First-Generation Paper Science Students

Bart Nicholson ’81 was the first of his family to go to college and has never forgotten the impact – and importance – of that moment in his personal history.