The Carolina Campus Community Garden Turns Greener

May 10, 2017

UNC-Chapel Hill staff, faculty, students and friends celebrated the opening of a new solar greenhouse at the Carolina Campus Community Garden on Friday, April 21, as part of the University’s Earth Week celebration. The ribbon-cutting ceremony included an outdoor reception … Continued

Earth Week Events at UNC

April 10, 2017

Celebrate Earth Week at Carolina Attend one of the many campus events offered from April 18-22! The Center for Sustainable Enterprise Hosts A Career with Impact Tuesday, April 18, 12:30 p.m., Koury Auditorium Featuring keynote speaker Rye Barcott ‘01,  Managing … Continued

UNC Best Workplace for Commuters 2017

March 6, 2017

UNC-Chapel Hill was named a Best Workplace for Commuters for 2017. On Jan. 31 the Center for Urban Transportation Research announced the employers who earned the designation by meeting the National Standard of Excellence criteria with their employee commuter benefits. … Continued

Battle Grove a Model for Living-Learning Lab

February 22, 2017

Dr. Geoffrey Bell wanted a way for students in his fall 2016 Restoration Ecology class to link concepts in ecosystem restoration with the practical application of research techniques they were learning. Sally Hoyt wanted to find new ways to engage … Continued

Student Voices – Let Me Take You on a Journey

January 26, 2017

Student Voices will be a regular feature on the ThreeZeros news page. Periodically each semester a student working with Sustainability @ UNC and the Three Zeros Initiative will offer their perspective on an environmental issue or event on UNC’s campus. … Continued

Three Zeros Combines Aspiration, Pragmatism

October 12, 2016

It sounds like a new fitness program. And in many ways that’s what Three Zeros is. Instead of a way to shed unwanted pounds, though, the Three Zeros Initiative is Carolina’s integrated approach to reducing its environmental footprint through three … Continued

Reconstituting rain, revitalizing rivers

May 16, 2016

Rainwater collected from the roofs of UNC-Chapel Hill’s Genome Sciences Building (GSB) drains into a 350,000-gallon, stone-filled cistern below the Bell Tower Amphitheater. This water is used to irrigate Kenan Stadium and flush toilets in the GSB. The FedEx Global … Continued

A ‘holistic approach’

April 26, 2016

On April 26, Carolina showcased two of its most recent sustainability efforts with a visit to the Battle Grove Restoration Project and the signing of the Real Food Campus Commitment — which will bring more local, organic and fair food … Continued