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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.

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.

Nathalie Lavoine examines a bioproduct in a lab - Nathalie Lavoine Selected for 2022 TAPPI NanoDivision Mid-Career Award - College of Natural Resources News NC State University

Feb 21, 2023

Nathalie Lavoine Selected for 2022 TAPPI NanoDivision Mid-Career Award

Lavoine, an assistant professor of forest biomaterials at NC State, studies the use of biomass-derived nanoparticles for sustainable product design, processing and engineering.

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.

Kids pick up trash on the beach - Study: Bilingual Kids Could Lead in Ocean Environmental Action - College of Natural Resources News NC State University

Jan 13, 2023

Study: Bilingual Kids Could Lead In Ocean Environmental Action

Participation in environmental education programs can motivate children across diverse language groups to act responsibly toward the environment, a recent study from North Carolina State University researchers suggests.

Close-up of metal wolf sculpture in the Reynolds Coliseum Walk of Fame - NC state Professor Part of Global Initiative to Make Sports More Sustainable - College of Natural Resources News NC State University

Jan 11, 2023

NC State Professor Part of Global Initiative to Make Sports More Sustainable

Jonathan Casper is one of the co-authors of “Sports for Nature,” a report commissioned by the United Nations Environment Programme to set a baseline for “nature conscious work” in the sport sector. 

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.

Students observe a plan - NC State Project Promotes STEM Education at Dillard Drive Elementary - College of Natural Resources News NC State University

Jul 20, 2022

NC State Project Promotes STEM Education at Dillard Drive Elementary

NC State faculty and students mentored more than 100 second graders in learning about pollination and other topics.

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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.

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.

Nathalie Lavoine examines a bioproduct in a lab - Nathalie Lavoine Selected for 2022 TAPPI NanoDivision Mid-Career Award - College of Natural Resources News NC State University

Feb 21, 2023

Nathalie Lavoine Selected for 2022 TAPPI NanoDivision Mid-Career Award

Lavoine, an assistant professor of forest biomaterials at NC State, studies the use of biomass-derived nanoparticles for sustainable product design, processing and engineering.

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.

Kids pick up trash on the beach - Study: Bilingual Kids Could Lead in Ocean Environmental Action - College of Natural Resources News NC State University

Jan 13, 2023

Study: Bilingual Kids Could Lead In Ocean Environmental Action

Participation in environmental education programs can motivate children across diverse language groups to act responsibly toward the environment, a recent study from North Carolina State University researchers suggests.

Close-up of metal wolf sculpture in the Reynolds Coliseum Walk of Fame - NC state Professor Part of Global Initiative to Make Sports More Sustainable - College of Natural Resources News NC State University

Jan 11, 2023

NC State Professor Part of Global Initiative to Make Sports More Sustainable

Jonathan Casper is one of the co-authors of “Sports for Nature,” a report commissioned by the United Nations Environment Programme to set a baseline for “nature conscious work” in the sport sector. 

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.

Students observe a plan - NC State Project Promotes STEM Education at Dillard Drive Elementary - College of Natural Resources News NC State University

Jul 20, 2022

NC State Project Promotes STEM Education at Dillard Drive Elementary

NC State faculty and students mentored more than 100 second graders in learning about pollination and other topics.