Updated 9/21/2017 to include Three Zeros Day Exhibitor Information.
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. We invite members of the Carolina community to learn more about campus progress in achieving the Three Zeros goals of water neutrality, zero waste and greenhouse gas neutrality.

Schedule for September 25

10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.: FLO Farmers Market, Pit

Fair, Local, Organic (FLO) Foods will host a pop-up farmer’s market on campus to provide Three Zeros Day participants with healthy, local, and sustainable food options.

12:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.: Three Zeros Exhibitions, Student Union Great Hall

Learn more about the important environmental work of campus and community partners! Members of the UNC and Chapel Hill community will exhibit on the innovative practices they have engaged to further the Three Zeros Environmental Initiative goals. Visitors may enter a raffle for great prizes!

12:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.: Student Exhibitions, Pit & Student Union Great Hall

How do students contribute to a greener campus? Student environmental groups located in the Pit and the Union Great Hall will share their many contributions to reaching the goals of the Three Zeros Environmental Initiative.

2:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.: Prizes Drawing, Student Union Great Hall

Those who attend three exhibits in the Student Union on waste, water and greenhouse gases can be entered for a chance to win prizes from Nike, Carolina Dining Services and more!

3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.: Three Zeros Environmental Initiative Keynote, Student Union Auditorium

Where have we been and where are we going? Learn more about UNC’s history of environmental excellence and our Three Zeros Environmental Initiative Roadmap with Chancellor Carol L. Folt, Chief Sustainability Officer and Associate Vice Chancellor for Campus Enterprises Brad Ives, Associate Vice Chancellor for Facilities Services Anna Wu, and Steven Baumgartner, associate principle at BuroHappold Engineering.

4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.: Reception, Student Union Art Gallery

Let’s keep the conversation going! Join us for a reception after the keynote, with refreshments.

Special Thanks

We’d like to give a special thanks to the people that helped make the 2017 Three Zeros Day: A Celebration of UNC Sustainability possible!

Three Zeros Day Exhibitors

Organization Exhibit Title
Carolina Campus Community Garden Seeding Sustainable Garden Practices
Carolina Dining Services CDS: A Sustainable Dining Program
Edible Campus UNC – NC Botanical Garden Grow Herbs in Your Dorm Room!
Environment,Health and Safety Water Sustainability at UNC
Environmental Finance Center Rate Your Water Rates
Envrionmental Affaris Committee Your Other Heel Print
Office of Waste Reduction and Recycling Residence Hall Waste Reduction: Your Year
Orange County Solid Waste Management Department Recycling in Orange County
Renewable Energy Special Projects Committee Renewable Energy at UNC
Staples Business Advantage Green Business Solutions
Sustainability @ UNC Sustainability @ UNC: What’s your Sustainability IQ
UNC Campus Recreation Sustainable Renovation of Hooker Fields
UNC Chapel Hill Housekeeping Department Minimizing Environmental Harm
UNC Energy Management Energy Efficiency in Campus Buildings and Green Labs
UNC Energy Services Innovative Electricity Use and Generation
Keeping Campus Cool and Using Reclaimed Water
Green Roofs
Battle Grove Stormwater Restoration Project
UNC Grounds There and Back Again: Sustainable Campus Landscapes
UNC Research UNC Research: Changing the World
UNC Student Stores UNC Student Stores
UNC Surplus Retail Store Surplus Store Reduces Waste
UNC Transportation and Parking Transportation at UNC
United Solar Initiative A Solar Solution to Water Poverty
University Mail Services UMS Waste-Free Mail
VWR VWR Sustainable Lab Equipment
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