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.

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.

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.

The Path to Three Zeros

May 3, 2019

This semester we asked Chief Sustainability Officer and Associate Vice Chancellor for Campus Enterprises Brad Ives to define each of the Three Zeros and share some of the goals and upcoming projects of the Initiative.

Creating a Buzz on Campus

April 22, 2019

Carolina has been named a Bee Campus USA affiliate, joining more than 60 other universities working to improve their ornamental landscapes to sustain pollinators. The distinction recognizes the collective strength of educational campuses nationwide to benefit pollinators.

Earth Day Events 2019

April 4, 2019

Three Zeros is supporting and promoting multiple events for the month of April that aim to support Earth Day and environmental awareness.

UNC Stormwater to Break Ground at Chapel Creek Wetland

March 11, 2019

UNC Stormwater will break ground in the next month on an ecological advancement project at the UNC Outdoor Education Center, part of Carolina’s Campus Recreation Program, situated on a 67-acre tract  of land east of main campus.

Brad Ives Recognized by NC Sustainable Energy Association

January 17, 2019

Associate Vice Chancellor for Campus Enterprises and Chief Sustainability Officer Brad Ives received the 2018 Individual Energy Leader Award from the North Carolina Sustainable Energy Association for his leadership on both the NC Energy Storage Study through the NC Policy Collaboratory and the proposed Green Source Advantage program.