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Helpful Sustainability Resources

sustainability logoSustainability is the concept of meeting the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their needs. It is progress toward a sustainable economy, society and environment (environment, equity and economy).

  • UNCW's Sustainability Website
    (A wealth of external sustainability resources - plus information on UNCW's sustainability efforts, achievements and activities; UNCW's Sustainability Committee; sustainability tips, and much more)

  • Cape Fear Breeze
    (Transportation alternatives in the Wilmington area)

  • Cape Fear Cyclists
    (Information for cyclists in the surrounding areas of New Hanover, Brunswick, Pender counties, and beyond.)

  • Cape Fear Green Building Alliance
    (Their goal is to promote building approaches, collectively known as “green building”, that are environmentally responsible, health conscious, and financially sound.)

  • FreeCycle
    (A nonprofit movement of people who are giving - and getting - stuff for free in their own towns. It's all about reuse and keeping good stuff out of landfills.)
  • Earth 911
    (Making Every Day Earth Day, a Web site resource for recycling all sorts of things)
  • RecycleMania
    (UNCW is a participant in RecycleMania's friendly competition for college and university recycling programs, promoting waste reduction activities to their campus communities.)

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