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Sustainable Materials and Technology

Nathan on site at his job

Jan 25, 2023

Five Questions with Continuous Improvement Manager Nathan Honeycutt

Honeycutt '18 now works at Arauco, a global manufacturer of forest products. 

Melzer Morgan

Nov 2, 2022

Five Questions With Campus As A Classroom Intern Melzer Morgan

Morgan is one of six students from the College of Natural Resources to be selected for the Campus as a Classroom sustainability internship program for 2022-23. 

Emily Ramanta (far right) with other undergraduate students at Oregon State University.

Aug 9, 2022

Undergraduate Researcher Emily Ramanata Examines the Potential of Hempcrete

This summer, Emily Ramanata is participating in the Research and Extension Experiences for Undergraduates Program at Oregon State University. 

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.