VF Purpose Driven Speaker Series Conversation with Roian Atwood
A student perspective on having the opportunity to have a conversation with Roian Atwood, the Director of Sustainability for Wrangler and Lee Brand Jeans.
NC universities consider biological water treatment facility
Emory University recently unveiled its WaterHub, a cutting-edge water treatment facility that uses a variety of biological organisms to recycle waste water and reduce water consumption. Three North Carolina universities attended the ribbon cutting ceromony to see whether such a facility would be a good fit for their campuses.
What does the California drought mean for NC?
Although North Carolina has an abundance of rain at the moment, growing populations and a changing climate has begun to cause fierce competition over fresh water resources. North Carolinians may soon need to learn from the water-saving ways being pioneered out west.
STATE ANNOUNCES $1M IN GRANTS FOR WATER RESOURCE PROJECTS
Grantees range from soil erosion management to the building of a greenway.
NORTH CAROLINA CELEBRATES REACHING 100 GREEN TRAVEL DESTINATIONS
Eco-minded tourists now have one hundred green-travel destinations to choose from in NC.
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.
GREEN ROOF INDUSTRY PUTS DOWN ROOTS IN DOWNTOWN DURHAM
Green roofs are getting popular on sustainably designed new construction. But a renovation in downtown Durham proves that old buildings can support a living roof too.
A GREEN-BUILT MCDONALD’S SHIFTS THE FAST FOOD PARADIGM
A sustainably designed McDonald’s in Cary strives for LEED Gold, and altered perceptions.
NC STATE SLASHES WATER USE, ENERGY, EMISSIONS
NCSU is well on its way to achieving ambitious goals to cut water- and energy-use by 2015.