Nov 9, 2023
The system is expected to streamline the collection of non-recyclable waste for conversion into renewable products, energy and fuel.
Oct 18, 2023
A small bird's nest-making inspires a nontoxic process for making cellulose gels.
Sep 18, 2023
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.
Aug 1, 2023
Faculty in the Department of Forest Biomaterials will work to reduce the carbon intensity of producing various paper and wood products.
May 9, 2023
To find better ways to process cellulose, NC State researchers are working to understand its most fundamental interactions — for example, with water.
Mar 22, 2023
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.
Feb 16, 2023
“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.
Aug 1, 2022
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.
May 12, 2022
NC State researchers studied how treating fabrics with dyes, softeners and other chemicals impacts both the production and degradation of cotton microfibers.
Apr 21, 2022
NC State researchers are using nanocrystals extracted from wood to produce iridescent clothing.