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2022 Sustainability Social

August 18, 2022

Sustainable Carolina is hosting a Sustainability Social on Wednesday, August 31 from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. in the Student Union Gift Plaza. Twenty-two student organizations, University departments, and community partners will be represented at the Social. During the event, … Continued

Design a Device | Sustainability Design Competition

August 15, 2022

Sustainable Carolina’s first-ever design competition is open for project submissions. Design a Device encourages students to communicate or demonstrate a sustainability concept through creation of an interactive, educational exhibit. In the past, Sustainable Carolina has used the Blender Bike and … Continued

Sustainability Courses at UNC-Chapel Hill

August 4, 2022

Sustainability Courses at Carolina Sustainable Carolina released a searchable, comprehensive list of sustainability-related courses at UNC-Chapel Hill. The list is a resource for students who want to learn more about the interconnectedness of society, ecology, and economics. Students can search … Continued

Digging into Nutrient Cycling in Carolina’s Streams

June 17, 2022

After 75 years underground, Carolina’s stormwater experts brought Battle Branch Creek back to life through stream daylighting. The process slows down water and removes sediments and nutrients from the water. Since 2016 the project has thrived, but one important measurement of … Continued

Biking Toward a Sustainable (and Safer) Future

May 5, 2022

Since 1956, The League of American Bicyclists has celebrated National Bike Month every May. The celebration focuses on individual and community well-being, along with “safer streets, connected communities, a healthier planet, and happier people.” Bike to Work Week is coming … Continued

Reducing our Water Footprint

April 22, 2022

Earth Day 2022 marks the release of our Water Plan, which explains how we’re reducing our water footprint. More specifically, it details the University’s accomplishments, current goals, and visions for a future of water sustainability. Because water is a finite resource … Continued

Champion Sustainability Fund Applications Open

April 6, 2022

  Almost one year after Carolina announced the Champion Sustainability Fund, Sustainable Carolina launched the application period at the 2022 Clean Tech Summit. The fund is made possible by a $1 million investment from Champion Athleticwear, part of Winston-Salem-based HanesBrands’ portfolio. Chris Fox, … Continued

Celebrating our Creeks Year Round

March 17, 2022

In 2022, we participated in Orange County’s first-ever Creek Week. Celebrating our creeks with Orange County, Town of Chapel Hill, Town of Carrboro, Town of Hillsborough, and OWASA has been a highlight of our spring semester. As a University, there’s … Continued