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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


A Crash Course on Nitrogen Footprints

September 29, 2021
A nitrogen footprint is the amount of reactive nitrogen that enters the environment through human activities minus the nitrogen that is prevented from entering the environment.

Categories: Greenhouse Gas News, Nitrogen


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


Best Workplaces for Commuters 2021 Logo UNC-Chapel Hill Named to Best Workplaces for Commuters 2021

February 1, 2021
UNC-Chapel Hill was named one of the Best Workplaces for Commuters by the National Center for Transit Research, making it more than 15 years the University has received this designation.

Categories: Greenhouse Gas News, UNC Three Zeros News