Getting to Zero

Launched in the Fall of 2016 by Chancellor Carol Folt, the Three Zeros Environmental Initiative moves the campus toward water neutrality, zero waste, and greenhouse gas neutrality.

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EVENT: 2017 Three Zeros Day, Sept. 25, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

August 25, 2017

UPDATED 9/21/2017. Join us for A Celebration of UNC Sustainability, recognizing the many campus programs, groups and departments that promote the Three Zeros Environmental Initiative on campus.

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.

#UNCThreeZeros Photo Campaign

September 11, 2017

On September 8, 2017 the Three Zeros Environmental Initiative, in partnership with Sustainability @ UNC and UNC Eco Reps, created a photo campaign with students in the Pit at UNC.

UNC-Chapel Hill named EPA Grant Recipient for Stormwater Management Project

September 1, 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.