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Clothes hanging on line

Jul 30, 2018

What’s in Your Laundry?

Dr. Richard Venditti has partnered with Cotton Incorporated and the Australian government's Cotton Research and Development Corporation to discover what happens to small particles of cotton, polyester, rayon and blends that are released during the washing of our clothes. 

Student works on a Lake Raleigh project

May 13, 2018

Sustainability Fund Announces Grant Winners, New Grant Opportunity

Ten projects, including a few lead by College of Natural Resources students, received NC State Sustainability Fund grants to improve campus sustainability in the 2018-2019 fiscal year. 

Carter-Finley Stadium

Oct 9, 2017

Promoting Sustainability at Carter-Finley Stadium

In honor of Campus Sustainability Week, find out how College of Natural Resources student Mary Paz Alvarez Valverde promotes sustainability on campus by reducing waste at Carter-Finley Stadium. 

Shack-A-Thon 2017

Sep 26, 2017

Student Spotlight: Shack-A-Thon 2017

College of Natural Resources students band together to raise money and awareness for Habitat For Humanity at the week-long annual Shack-A-Thon event. 

Corey Aydlett and goat

Oct 20, 2016

Green with Passion

Environmental Technology and Management major Corey Aydlett brings together his passion for service and the environment after transferring out of the College of Engineering. Through leadership and a study abroad trip to Iceland, Aydlett's finally found his calling. 

navassa nc

Jun 1, 2016

Exploring the Intersection of Environment and Equity

Through a diversity mini-grant partnership with the College of Natural Resources, students studied the environmental, societal and economic dimensions of sustainability in Eastern N.C. 

proposed forestry app

Apr 21, 2016

Digital Sutainability: Facebook for Forests

Grad student creates sustainable forestry app for family landowners to better manage their forests. 

Football Compost Volunteers

Dec 5, 2015

Turning NC State Athletics Green

A collaborative effort between College of Natural Resources faculty and six other campus partners is moving NC State football toward zero waste. 

Unexpected Products Made From Paper

Nov 11, 2015

Unexpected Products Made From Paper

Did you know that there are more than 5,000 products made from paper and paper making by-products? 

Sustainable Solution

May 30, 2014

A Sustainable Solution

From Marine to "McGyver-in-residence:" paper science and engineering student Tyson Huffman is putting his real-world experience to work for women of Rwanda.