Ideas and networks spark at Sustainability Social event

September 11, 2019

The Three Zeros Environmental Initiative partnered with the Environmental Affairs Committee of the UNC Student Government Executive Branch for a casual networking event to welcome students back to campus and meet leaders of Carolina’s student organizations and departments working to advance sustainability on campus.

Categories: Campus Sustainability, UNC Three Zeros


Three Zeros Day, October 7, 2019 Three Zeros Day Celebration 2019

September 9, 2019

Come out to help us celebrate the accomplishments of the Three Zeros Environmental Initiative! Our team and our partners for sustainable activities will be in the Pit October 7 from 11:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m.

Categories: UNC Three Zeros


The 2019 NACUFS Sustainability Award A Win for the Environment

August 15, 2019

Carolina Dining Services – run by Aramark, the University’s dining contractor – received the 2019 Silver Award in Sustainability for Education and Outreach from the National Association of College and University Food Services for #EatSortWinUNC, a social media-based educational campaign that was introduced in Lenoir Hall in fall 2018.

Categories: UNC Three Zeros, Waste


Students hand paint a poster at Earth Day Fair 2018. Student Leadership Award nominations accepted until Sept. 9

August 6, 2019

In its second year, The Three Zeros Environmental Initiative Student Leadership Award recognizes outstanding student contributions to the advancement of the Three Zeros Environmental Initiative. One recipient will receive $500.

Categories: UNC Three Zeros


Battery Electric Bus Chapel Hill Transit to Pilot Battery-Electric Buses

June 11, 2019

Thanks to $380,000 from a student-run group at UNC-Chapel Hill named the Renewable Energy Special Projects Committee (RESPC), the Chapel Hill Transit system will be able to acquire a third electric bus as part of its plan to pilot battery electric buses to reduce emissions and improve local air quality.

Categories: Greenhouse Gas, UNC Three Zeros


Carolina Ranked #1 in U.S. for Sustainability by Times Higher Education

May 6, 2019

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has been recognized this year by the Times Higher Education’s (THE) as first in the U.S. in the University Impact Rankings and 24th out of 462 universities globally.

Categories: Awards