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Thumbnail image of mask recycling boxes. Limited-Time Mask Recycling Trial Launches on Campus

January 18, 2022
Sustainable Carolina is working with partners across campus to reduce waste going to the landfill. The latest program to launch is a limited-time recycling initiative for disposable face masks.

Categories: Campus Sustainability News, Uncategorized, Waste News


Olivia Wilhelmina measures the water level of the creek at Battle Park during the CURE course "Restoration Ecology" on September 18, 2019. The students were collecting data on the impact of urban development within an ecosystem, including increased erosion due to intense runoff after rainfall. A Confluence of Uses: How Water Makes its Journey Through UNC’s Campus

November 22, 2021
Whether you’re washing your hands in a campus bathroom or filling up your water bottle in your dorm, the water that you’re using at UNC makes a lot of stops before it reaches you. 

Categories: Campus Sustainability News, Water News


Visual of Sustainable Carolina Logo overlaid onto a drone photo of Battle Grove. Updated Climate Action Plan and Tracking Greenhouse Gas Emissions Progress

August 31, 2021
UNC’s Climate Action Plan includes feedback and comments on the Draft Climate Action Plan following public engagement and comment and the annual greenhouse gas emissions fact sheet summarizes progress “by the numbers.”

Categories: Campus Sustainability News, Climate Action Plan News, Greenhouse Gas News


Public Information Meeting About 2021 Carolina North Annual Report Set for Sept. 13

August 20, 2021
A public information meeting will be held Monday, Sept. 13 to receive comments and feedback on the 2021 Carolina North Development Agreement Annual Report to the Town of Chapel Hill.

Categories: Campus Sustainability News


Sustainable Carolina Debuts Podcast

August 13, 2021
New format seeks to bring sustainability conversations to the campus community. Look forward to new releases throughout fall 2021.

Categories: Campus Sustainability News, Podcast