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EDITOR’S PICK: The average dairy cow produces 148 pounds of manure per day. With 45,000 dairy cows, North Carolina has an annual manure production of 6 billion pounds. What if that waste could be used to power a house? We’re talking about manure... Read More
EDITOR'S PICK: You might call yourself part of 99 percent or the one percent, but what about joining the 10 percent campaign? In collaboration with North Carolina State University, farmers, businesses and communities are pledging to spend 10... Read More
Can good vibrations power our future? If you don't know what piezoelectric energy is, jump around--you just created it.
Piezoelectric energy is created by the process of vibrations, friction, or static between solid materials. This can be obtained through a variety of methods, such as the friction of tires on the road, or the movement of shoes across a surface that... Read More
In today’s society, a new and innovative way to reduce the buildup of waste caused from construction is to use shipping containers within architecture. Rather than using new materials, virtually any structure, such as homes, dormitories, offices,... Read More
Offering financial incentives to students living in on-campus housing for reduction in overall utility use.
The increase in grocery Cooperatives is drawing customers away from large grocery chains. But why are they becoming so popular? See how cooperatives are supporting local organic products, bringing communities together and spreading environmental... Read More
Communities in Burlington, NC are seeing a lot of new buildings sprout up in their communities, but why are so many other buildings left abandoned? See how one community is trying to deal with an excess of space.
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A plea from a turtle named Chuck Norris for you to save the Rainforest.
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The unforgettable Sustainable Spencer highlights the innovative sustainable technologies that make Elon university this year's Greens Campus.

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