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Tag: Sustainable Materials and Technology

NC State professor Lokendra Pal holds two samples of sawdust powder in his hands - New Biomaterial Could Save Our Oceans from Plastic Pollution - College of Natural Resources News - NC State University

Mar 21, 2022

New Biomaterial Could Save Our Oceans From Plastic Pollution

NC State researchers have discovered how to convert leftover sawdust powder and agro-residues into a Styrofoam-like packaging material. 

Not Your Average Summer Analyzing Flooring Materials, College of Natural Resources, Melzer Morgan, feature

Jul 13, 2021

Not Your Average Summer: Investigating Wood Products Challenges

This summer, Melzer Morgan IV is working as a technical analyst in the Hodges Wood Products Laboratory at the NC State College of Natural Resources. 

Five Questions with Climate and Clean Energy Program Assistant Clare Morganelli, College of Natural Resources, Clare Morganelli, feature

Apr 5, 2021

Five Questions with Climate and Clean Energy Program Assistant Clare Morganelli

In her position, Morganelli '17 supports a team of nine advocates, lawyers and policy workers in the Climate and Clean Energy program at the Natural Resources Defense Council in Washington, D.C. 

Five Questions with Second Lieutenant Teshawn Lee, College of Natural Resources, Teshawn Lee, feature

Mar 2, 2021

Five Questions with Second Lieutenant Teshawn Lee

Lee, who graduated with a degree in sustainable materials and technology in 2020, discusses his experience at the College of Natural Resources and his future plans. 

Green recycle symbol on cardboard - Tis the Season to Recycle - College of Natural Resources News NC State University

Dec 7, 2020

‘Tis the Season to Recycle

Online shoppers can help combat climate change by recycling cardboard boxes and other packaging materials during the holiday season. 

Jordan Hall - Providing Undergraduate Research Opportunities During A Pandemic - College of Natural Resources NC State University

Nov 25, 2020

Providing Undergraduate Research Opportunities During a Pandemic

When students lost internships due to COVID-19, the Department of Forest Biomaterials stepped in to help. 

A pile of used clothing

Oct 29, 2020

Our Clothes Are Polluting the Environment. Here’s a Solution.

The clothing that ends up in landfills can emit greenhouse gases and leach chemicals into the ground. 

a small farm in the mountains of Colombia

Oct 15, 2020

Sustainable Fibers Provide Economic Support for Vulnerable Communities in Colombia

A research initiative exploring the use of fique fiber residues for tissue paper production is providing jobs for Colombian farmers. 

5 Questions with Laboratory Technician Shane Page, College of Natural Resources, Shane Page, feature

Oct 12, 2020

Five Questions with Laboratory Technician Shane Page

Shane Page, a sustainable materials and technology alumnus, is putting his skills to work as a laboratory technician. 

Five Questions with Developer Relationship Manager Eoin Cahill, College of Natural Resources, Eoin Cahill, feature

Oct 5, 2020

Five Questions with Developer Relationship Manager Eoin Cahill

Cahill, who graduated in 2018 with a degree in Sustainable Materials and Technology, is now working at Leyline Renewable Capital to expand green energy across the United States.