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World Water Day | A Look into UNC-Chapel Hill’s Water Management Past

March 22, 2022
  Now in its 30th year, the United Nation’s World Water Day raises awareness for those without access to safe water. Sustainable Development Goal 6: “Ensure availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all” is woven into this holiday, held every year on March 22. This year’s theme…

Categories: Campus Sustainability News, Uncategorized, Water News

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 a constant flow of exciting research coming from scientists, courses,…

Categories: Campus Sustainability News, Nitrogen, UNC Three Zeros News, Uncategorized, Water News

Visual of Sustainable Carolina Logo overlaid onto a drone photo of Battle Grove. Sustainability Council Meeting | March 2022

February 28, 2022
The upcoming Carolina Sustainability Council Meeting is virtual and will be livestreamed on YouTube. The Renewable Energy Special Projects Committee (RESPC) will give an update on their work. Melanie Elliott, sustainability analyst, will give an update on the Water Sustainability Plan. Join us on Zoom on Thursday, March 10, 2022 from…

Categories: Campus Sustainability News, Carolina Sustainability Council, Uncategorized

Apply Today | Efficient Freezer Rebate Program for UNC-CH Labs

February 18, 2022
The spring 2022 Efficient Freezer Rebate Program (EFRP) and My Green Lab Freezer Challenge are now open! Eligible labs have the chance to receive a rebate of 35% of the cost (up to $5,000) of a new ultra low freezer. With funding from RESPC, Sustainable Carolina will also reward the UNC lab…

Categories: Campus Sustainability News, UNC Three Zeros News, Uncategorized

Electric School Bus Charging | Fleets of the Future

February 11, 2022
In a new study, Sustainable Carolina Analyst Melanie Elliott created an innovative model to show how electric school bus charging schedules can aid in energy storage.   Right around the time Sustainable Carolina launched in fall 2020, Melanie Elliott, a senior on her way to a Bachelor of Science in…

Categories: Campus Sustainability News, Research, Uncategorized