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NC State researchers place waste items on a conveyor belt - AI-Powered Waste Management System to Revolutionize Recycling - College of Natural Resources News NC State University

Nov 9, 2023

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.

European Swift - Mimicking a Bird's Sticky Spit to Create Cellulose Gels - College of Natural Resources News NC State University

Oct 18, 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.

Aerial photo of a paper mill in Fernandina Beach near Jacksonville, Florida. - NC State Researchers Developing Climate-friendly Solution for Pulp and Paper Industry - College of Natural Resources News NC State University

Sep 18, 2023

NC State Researchers Developing Climate-Friendly Solution for Pulp and Paper Industry

NC State researchers will lead a $2.6 million project aimed at developing a nature-based, renewable technology to reduce the carbon emissions of kraft pulping.

Paper machine - NC State to Lead $10M Initiative to Decarbonize Forest Products Industry - College of Natural Resources News - NC State University

Aug 1, 2023

NC State to Lead $10M Initiative to Decarbonize Forest Products Industry

Faculty in the Department of Forest Biomaterials will work to reduce the carbon intensity of producing various paper and wood products.

Water ripple - New Research Could Lead to More Sustainable, Efficient Design of Cellulose-based Products - College of Natural Resources News NC State University

May 9, 2023

New Research Could Lead to More Sustainable, Efficient Design of Cellulose-based Products

To find better ways to process cellulose, NC State researchers are working to understand its most fundamental interactions — for example, with water.

Sargassum, brown seaweed algae, on the beach, Akumal Bay, Mexico - Sargassum is a Growing Problem, Researchers May Have a Solution - College of Natural Resources News NC State University

Mar 22, 2023

Sargassum is a Growing Problem. Researchers May Have a Solution

Funded with a $2.25 million grant from the Department of Energy, NC State researchers will collect sargassum and combine it with wood waste to produce sustainable aviation fuel and battery-grade graphite.

Ground biomass - New Research Program Investigates Carbon Footprint of Fibers to Combat Climate Change - College of Natural Resources News NC State University

Feb 16, 2023

New Research Program Investigates Carbon Footprint of Fibers to Combat Climate Change

“This is groundbreaking research that will help in the fight against climate change by providing quantitative information that consumers can use in their purchase decision-making,” said NC State professor Ronalds Gonzalez.

wood

Aug 1, 2022

5 Benefits of Building with Cross-Laminated Timber

NC State expert Steve Kelley breaks down the benefits of using cross-laminated timber for construction —from fire resistance and seismic durability to carbon sequestration.

Linen napkins - Why Some Fabrics Shed More Microfibers Than Others - College of Natural Resources News - NC State University

May 12, 2022

Why Some Fabrics Shed More Microfibers Than Others

NC State researchers studied how treating fabrics with dyes, softeners and other chemicals impacts both the production and degradation of cotton microfibers.

A table display showing a t-shirt with an iridescent hummingbird design - Bio-Inspired Textiles Promote Sustainable Fashion - College of Natural Resources News - NC State University

Apr 21, 2022

Bio-Inspired Textiles Promote Sustainable Fashion

NC State researchers are using nanocrystals extracted from wood to produce iridescent clothing.

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NC State researchers place waste items on a conveyor belt - AI-Powered Waste Management System to Revolutionize Recycling - College of Natural Resources News NC State University

Nov 9, 2023

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.

European Swift - Mimicking a Bird's Sticky Spit to Create Cellulose Gels - College of Natural Resources News NC State University

Oct 18, 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.

Aerial photo of a paper mill in Fernandina Beach near Jacksonville, Florida. - NC State Researchers Developing Climate-friendly Solution for Pulp and Paper Industry - College of Natural Resources News NC State University

Sep 18, 2023

NC State Researchers Developing Climate-Friendly Solution for Pulp and Paper Industry

NC State researchers will lead a $2.6 million project aimed at developing a nature-based, renewable technology to reduce the carbon emissions of kraft pulping.

Paper machine - NC State to Lead $10M Initiative to Decarbonize Forest Products Industry - College of Natural Resources News - NC State University

Aug 1, 2023

NC State to Lead $10M Initiative to Decarbonize Forest Products Industry

Faculty in the Department of Forest Biomaterials will work to reduce the carbon intensity of producing various paper and wood products.

Water ripple - New Research Could Lead to More Sustainable, Efficient Design of Cellulose-based Products - College of Natural Resources News NC State University

May 9, 2023

New Research Could Lead to More Sustainable, Efficient Design of Cellulose-based Products

To find better ways to process cellulose, NC State researchers are working to understand its most fundamental interactions — for example, with water.

Sargassum, brown seaweed algae, on the beach, Akumal Bay, Mexico - Sargassum is a Growing Problem, Researchers May Have a Solution - College of Natural Resources News NC State University

Mar 22, 2023

Sargassum is a Growing Problem. Researchers May Have a Solution

Funded with a $2.25 million grant from the Department of Energy, NC State researchers will collect sargassum and combine it with wood waste to produce sustainable aviation fuel and battery-grade graphite.

Ground biomass - New Research Program Investigates Carbon Footprint of Fibers to Combat Climate Change - College of Natural Resources News NC State University

Feb 16, 2023

New Research Program Investigates Carbon Footprint of Fibers to Combat Climate Change

“This is groundbreaking research that will help in the fight against climate change by providing quantitative information that consumers can use in their purchase decision-making,” said NC State professor Ronalds Gonzalez.

wood

Aug 1, 2022

5 Benefits of Building with Cross-Laminated Timber

NC State expert Steve Kelley breaks down the benefits of using cross-laminated timber for construction —from fire resistance and seismic durability to carbon sequestration.

Linen napkins - Why Some Fabrics Shed More Microfibers Than Others - College of Natural Resources News - NC State University

May 12, 2022

Why Some Fabrics Shed More Microfibers Than Others

NC State researchers studied how treating fabrics with dyes, softeners and other chemicals impacts both the production and degradation of cotton microfibers.

A table display showing a t-shirt with an iridescent hummingbird design - Bio-Inspired Textiles Promote Sustainable Fashion - College of Natural Resources News - NC State University

Apr 21, 2022

Bio-Inspired Textiles Promote Sustainable Fashion

NC State researchers are using nanocrystals extracted from wood to produce iridescent clothing.