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One of Cecil Staton’s accomplishments during his chancellorship was implementing a plan to transform East Carolina University into a campus that advocates ecological sustainability. The plan, to be implemented between 2017-2022, contains these initiatives in the areas of climate change mitigation, academics and research, campus grounds, and materials management.
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40790
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Recycling realities include penalties imposed if too much trash is mixed in and steps involved with separating what’s recyclable and not. Educating the public about the difference, and sparing facilities like ECVC penalties, includes a list in this article of what’s recyclable and not.
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41096
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Four initiatives yielded for William David the 2019 Young Eco-Hero Award: recycling hard to recycle items; Eastern box turtle conservation; invasive species prevention; and French Broad watershed water quality project. Information pointing to his potential and promising a future in conservation: a mentor from the NC Arboretum; career plans involving engineering.
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37165
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With the same theme as another article found in this edition, Susan Stafford Kelly' “Diamond Guys," this article profiles fifteen businesses in North Carolina owned by the same families. Included were Raleigh’s York Properties, established 1910; Hickory’s Keever’s Key and Repair Service, founded 1920; Salisbury’s Beaver Brothers, established 1911; Windsor’s Bertie County Peanuts, founded 1915.
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36191
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Reuse, recycle, and renew are buzz words generated by the ongoing environmental crisis. Ways wine bottles can be used after the party ends are ecologically conscious, creative, and practical. Uses included plant labels, row covers securers, and floral wreath additions.
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28819
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From social injustice to environmental damage, local designers in North Carolina are trying to make the world a better place. Local clothing companies, from Liberation Threads to TS Designs, highlight the environmental, ethical, and cultural arguments for local materials, production, and distribution in their mission statements.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 46, Nov 2016, p30, il Periodical Website
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36558
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For homeowners, renters, and business owners wanting a healthier and eco-friendly interior environment, Green Gauge, created by the Western North Carolina Building Council, can fulfill both goals. Actions recommended: use energy and water usage wisely, improve indoor air quality, and use sustainable building and landscaping materials. Benefits include lower utility bills, a reduction of carbon footprint, and increased home value.
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36453
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The newly created office aimed to assure its sustained place by playing a role in sustaining the environment. Two years later, post-implementation of its Sustainability Management Plan, the department had lived up to its promise of sustainability. The city, partnering with local environmental groups, had reduced its carbon footprint by nearly thirty percent, through eco-friendly practices related to fuel, electricity, water system improvement, and recycling.
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36577
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This nonprofit organization, offering bicycles at affordable prices and the opportunity to learn how to repair and build a bicycle. With bicycle parts donated and business operated by volunteers, Asheville ReCyclery offers more than relatively affordable transportation to school or work. It means helping others improve their lives while contributing to a sense of community.
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30699
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The Unnatural Resources Fair in Greenville, North Carolina showcases adult and child creations made from reused items. The fair is hosted by the Unnatural Resources Institute, founded by Jacqueline Ponder. The institute’s mission is to promote and inspire creative and different ways to reuse materials.
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Carolina Country (NoCar HD 9688 N8 C38x), Vol. 43 Issue 1, Jan 2011, p24-25, il, por
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38295
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The career Marc Basnight devotes himself currently was protecting the shores of Shallowbag Bay and the surrounding land his family had called home for three centuries. Political initiatives spearheaded during his years in the Senate included the passage of a plastic bag ban on the Outer Banks. Environmental initiatives created post-career in Washington making preservation possible included the Natural Heritage Trust Fund and the recycling part of his restaurant’s operation that reduces his carbon footprint.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 78 Issue 12, May 2011, p160-162, 164, 166 Periodical Website
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25277
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Oysters provide a very important part in water filtration. This role is why the oyster shell recycling program is so important.
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Currents (NoCar TD 171.3 P3 P35x), Vol. 23 Issue 1, Winter 2004, p1, 6, il
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25268
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The office supply company Staples has announced that it will be phasing out paper products sourced from endangered forests and will replace them with recycled paper products. There are several new guidelines and environmentalists are hopeful that the other supply companies will follow suit.
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Currents (NoCar TD 171.3 P3 P35x), Vol. 22 Issue 1, Winter 2003, p13, il
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26508
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North Carolina legislature set a goal to recycle 25 percent of the total waste stream. New technologies are helping to make recycling a more viable alternative to waste disposal, but there is still debate over costs. Industries see recycling as a potential for profit, but local municipalities see it as an expense.
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Friend of Wildlife (NoCar Oversize SK 431 F74x), Vol. 37 Issue 1, Jan/Feb 1990, p14-15, il, por
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15929
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Many types of plastics are now recyclable. In North Carolina, Southeastern Container is giving assistance to smaller communities wishing to move toward recycling activities.
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Carolina Planning (NoCar HT 393 N8 C29x), Vol. 15 Issue 2, Fall 1989, p11-13, f
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