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Nov 4, 2014

CHAPEL HILL/CARRBORO SCHOOLS DIVERT 32,940 POUNDS OF TRASH FROM LANDFILL

A sustainability coordinator is leading efforts to save money and reduce the environmental impact of schools in Chapel Hill and Carrboro. 

Oct 30, 2014

STATEWIDE YOUTH SUMMIT TO FOCUS ON CLIMATE JUSTICE

The NC Climate Justice Summit will bring together community leaders of all ages for learning, dialogue, and grassroots empowerment. 

Oct 28, 2014

DURHAM CONSIDERS A FOOD POLICY COUNCIL TO UNITE STAKEHOLDERS

Durham community and advocacy groups are exploring development of a local food policy council to address community needs. 

Oct 14, 2014

PLANNED DURHAM “AGRIHOOD” BRINGS A FARM-CENTERED MODEL OF SUBURBAN DEVELOPMENT

A proposed development north of Durham will offer residents an amenity farm and 140 acres of shared conservation land. 

Sep 3, 2014

UNC PEMBROKE PROMOTING GREENER TRANSPORTATION

Yet another NC campus is pioneering greener ways to live. 

Jan 2, 2014

COMMUNITY-LED SOLAR INITIATIVES SPREADING ACROSS STATE

Through group purchasing and community education, Solarize programs are hoping to make solar affordable in several NC cities. 

Dec 30, 2013

HOW A FISH CAME TO TEACH SCHOOL

Trout eggs are showing up in classrooms across the state, ready to teach lessons and act as a catalyst for conservation. 

Nov 12, 2013

FROM VACANT BUILDING TO ENERGY EFFICIENT CHARTER SCHOOL

A new, green built charter school is born in East Durham on the site of a once-derelict 48,000ft public school building. 

Oct 31, 2013

EXPLORING CLIMATE RESILIENCE FOR THE CAROLINAS

A changing climate demands we build resiliency into our businesses and communities. The Carolinas Climate Resilience Conference is providing a platform to explore how we do that. 

Oct 20, 2013

UNDERSTANDING SOCIAL INNOVATION ACROSS OUR STATE

A new report sets out to better understand the needs of organizations attempting to innovate.