Sustainability Archives

Jun 15, 2017
  • ECU News Services

ECU receives Tree Campus USA designation

East Carolina University has officially earned the Tree Campus USA designation by the National Arbor Day Foundation for the first time in university history. Only 12 total North Carolina institutions of...

Mar 31, 2017
  • ECU News Services

Save the date for ECU's Earth Week

We’ve got a week full of activities lined up to celebrate Earth Day! Bring your hammock or a blanket and join us outside the MSC starting at 8:30 p.m. on...

Feb 14, 2017
  • ECU News Services

ECU’s Center of Sustainability to hold first sustainability symposium

The University’s College of Engineering and Technology and the College’s Center for Sustainability will hold its first Sustainability Symposium Feb. 20, 2017. The event’s goal is to discuss ways sustainability can...

Apr 01, 2014
  • ECU News Services

Earth Day Expo at ECU set for April 8

The East Carolina University Center for Biodiversity and Department of Biology will host the annual Earth Day Expo from 4 – 6 p.m. April 8 in Howell Science Complex on...

Jul 02, 2012
  • ECU News Services

New trees planned for sustainable parking lot renovation

New trees will be planted in the 14th Street parking lot renovation area across from Belk Residence Hall as part of a sustainable parking lot design. The new canopy trees...

Aug 25, 2011
  • ECU News Services

ECU’s Campus Dining launches sustainable 'TOGO' initiative

East Carolina University and Campus Dining have launched a new sustainable dining initiative that should reduce the amount of waste in landfills. The TOGO program at Todd and West End...

May 31, 2011
  • ECU News Services

Faculty, staff urged to conserve electricity

Members of the ECU community are asked to turn off equipment not in use to conserve energy. (Photo by Cliff Hollis) William E. Bagnell, associate vice chancellor for Campus Operations,...