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RecycleMania event to collect e-waste and medications for disposal
Friday, February 16, 2018

Members of the campus community can properly dispose of unwanted electronics (e-waste) and medications between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m., Friday, March 2, in Parking Lot 5A.

This collection event is part of the University’s participation in the RecycleMania tournament, which ends March 31....


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University to compete in RecycleMania
Thursday, February 1, 2018

UNC Charlotte will participate in RecycleMania, a competition that runs from Feb. 4 until March 31. This year’s involvement is conducted through the University’s sustainability and recycling teams. 

Throughout the competition, events will take place to help the campus community...


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University's zero waste initiative expands to Halton Arena
Thursday, January 25, 2018

The Zero Waste Program, a collaborative initiative between the Sustainability Office and Recycling, is expanding to include Halton Arena at three pilot basketball games. The first game was Jan. 11 and the remaining two games are Jan. 27 and Feb. 2.

At each game, fans can connect with...


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Motor Fleet wins efficiency awards
Monday, January 22, 2018

UNC Charlotte’s Motor Fleet/Automotive team won the 2017 Green Fleet Award, placing 15th out of all applicants.

The Green Fleet Award recognizes outstanding motor fleets across North America. An estimated 38,000 fleets are eligible each year.

For award consideration, fleets must...


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Horne appointed Director of Facilities Planning
Friday, January 5, 2018

Kathryn Horne, previously the director of University Space Management and Utilization, has been appointed as the director of facilities planning. Horne joined the Facilities Management Department in 2015.

In her new role, Horne will guide the development of the campus in accordance with...


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UNC Charlotte designated Bicycle Friendly University
Wednesday, November 15, 2017

UNC Charlotte was recognized with a Bronze Bicycle Friendly UniversitySM (BFUSM) award from the League of American Bicyclists.

With the announcement of 46 new and renewing BFUs, UNC Charlotte joins a list of visionary colleges and universities across the United States transforming their...


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Fall construction update
Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Amid the sea of Niner Nation and UNC Charlotte paraphernalia moving around campus is the visible increase in campus construction.  Everything from orange cones to neon-colored hard hats and heavy equipment signify construction is underway or soon to begin.

The new Center for...


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Cleanup and earn 'a spot' during Sustainability Week observance
Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Sustainability Week is one of many annual observances signifying the fall semester is in full swing.  Annually, the weeklong initiative aims to increase campus awareness about sustainable issues and ignite the University’s commitment to environmental stewardship.  This year’s programs...


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Veterans Services receives first Green Office Certification of the academic year
Friday, September 8, 2017

UNC Charlotte’s Veterans Services Office, an advocacy and support service in the Dean of Students Office, is leading the charge with a commitment to reduce its environmental footprint on the University.

As the first office on campus to attain a Green Office Certification for the 2017-...


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Phase two work to begin on Academic Complex
Friday, August 18, 2017

Work to transform the Macy and Barnard Buildings as phase two of the Academic Complex Renovation (ACR) project will begin August 22.

The project is a part of the Five-year Capital Construction Plan with the goal to modernize the Denny, Macy, Barnard, Garinger and Winningham buildings –...