Local Sustainability News

AES: Energy culture needs disruption
Featured speakers at the Appalachian Energy Summit keyed in on this year's theme, "disruption and innovation," emphasizing the dramatic shift in culture and convention that is necessary to transform to a clean energy economy and sustainable society.
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UNC recently sent a team to RMI’s eLab Accelerator to learn how it can employ more renewable energy on its campuses. The timing of Accelerator was perfect, as at the end of this month Appalachian State University will host the third...
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Congratulations to Team Reciprocity for taking 9th in Solar Decathalon Europe 2014! The net-zero energy house was constructed in Boone. Six 40-foot modules that comprise the house traveled by cargo ship to the French coast and were then trucked...
Appalachian State University is among the most environmentally responsible colleges listed in "The Princeton Review's Guide to 332 Green Colleges: 2014 Edition." The guide was created in collaboration with the Center for Green Schools at the U.S....
Appalachian is making strides through innovation and leadership to become a world leader in sustainability. Sustainable Strides is designed to guide you on a virtual or physical tour showcasing attributes and technologies that illustrate the...
Appalachian State University claimed Top 10 in the Campus Conservation Nationals 2014 contest, an annual spring competition among colleges in the United States and Canada to save energy and water. 
Ten years ago, students at Appalachian State University (ASU) voted to enact a new student fee with the sole purpose of funding renewable energy installations on campus. In 2009, the student-led ASU Renewable Energy Initiate (REI) commissioned its...
Join us every Saturday from 8-12 at Horn in the West for the Watauga County Farmer's Market.
Chancellor Kenneth E. Peacock is one of seven individuals to receive the Appalachian State University Sustainability Council's Wild Turkey Award. The award honors members of the campus community who have made significant contributions to...
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Curious to know how you can live sustainably on campus? Want access to the best resources for water and energy savings while at Appalachian? Never fear, Appalachian’s Sustainable Living Guide is here.
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