Three Zeros Day

September 21, 2017

Join UNC on September 25 for Three Zeros Day to celebrate the university’s environmental initiative aimed at reducing UNC’s impact on the environment through three sustainability goals: zero waste to landfills, net zero water usage and net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050. The day will include a speech about…

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Carolina Jubilee

September 21, 2017

Join Carolina Farm Trust September 29-30 for their annual Carolina Jubilee. Carolina Jubilee is a two-day festival that brings together music, food, and drinks from the Carolinas to support local farming and community business while sharing music from local and national artists. Carolina Jubilee will also incorporate its first annual…

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Battle Grove Restoration Site UNC-Chapel Hill named EPA Grant Recipient for Stormwater Management Project

September 19, 2017

UNC-Chapel Hill was recently named a recipient of the 319(h) Grant from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for an ecological advancement project that will improve the quality of water in the runoff from campus.

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Watch the Three Zeros Day Video Trailer

September 19, 2017

September 25, 2017, is Three Zeros Day at UNC-Chapel Hill, a Celebration of UNC Sustainability, recognizing the many campus programs, groups and departments that promote the Three Zeros Environmental Initiative on campus.

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Carolina in Sierra Club ‘Cool Schools’ Ranking

August 25, 2017

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill ranks 28th among more than 200 participating colleges and universities nationwide, according to the Sierra Club “Cool Schools” annual sustainability report.

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Sustainability Social 2017

August 24, 2017

The Sustainability Office is hosting its annual Sustainability Social during Week of Welcome again this year! There will be opportunities to win prizes, network with others interested in environmental issues, and learn about UNC’s Three Zeros Environmental Initiative.

Categories: Campus Sustainability


Student Voices: Earth Week Snapchat #TarHeelTakeover with Three Zeros

May 19, 2017

During Earth Week 2017 (April 18-22) Elizabeth Harvell, the Three Zeros Student Representative for Sustainability @ UNC, hosted a Three Zeros Initiative takeover of the UNC – Chapel Hill Snapchat.

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New Lighting in Dogwood Parking Deck Will Significantly Reduce Energy Consumption

May 15, 2017

Facilities Services recently completed a comprehensive upgrade of the Dogwood Parking Deck’s lighting systems, replacing the high pressure sodium fixtures in the deck with new energy efficient LED (Light-Emitting Diode) lighting.

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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.

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The What’s in the Water Show

May 8, 2017

UNC Marine Sciences’ Dr. Piehler has been studying the water quality in Lake Mattamuskeet, and the lake’s murky water is a good indicator of the problems it faces. It is hard for light to penetrate the lake’s murky water, which has led to declining aquatic grasses that are important for…

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