Participate in Bike to Work Week

UNCW administrators on bikes at opening of Cross City Trail section on campus. Sunday, May 10 - Saturday, May 16, 2015 is National Bike to Work Week. The Wilmington Metropolitan Planning Organization (WMPO) will celebrate Bike to Work Week to promote bicycling as a mode of transportation and to recruit members of the community as regular bicycle commuters. The WMPO encourages employees in the Cape Fear area to sign up to participate, agreeing to bike to work at least one day during Bike to Work Week.

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2015 Bike to Work Week Goals

  • 160 participatants
  • 55 area employers represented
  • 4,200 total miles biked by the group
  • 210 gallons of gas saved
  • 60 pounds lost



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Sustainability News @ UNCW

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Charlie Maimone Sustainability Award


Last year, the UNCW Sustainability Committee presented the Charlie Maimone Sustainability Award to Charlie himself in recognition of his outstanding leadership in sustainability and environmental stewardship. 

The second annual Charlie Maimone Sustainability Award was presented to Mr. Roger Shew (Geology and Geography). Roger is a Wilmington area native, UNCW Alumni, UNCW Sustainability Committee member and champion of sustainability.

Mr. Shew Recent Sustainability Efforts

ADDITIONALLY! A new award was created this year, The Carolyn Elizabeth Duffy Student Sustainability Award. You may know her better as Lizzy Duffy. Lizzy has been an outstanding representative for students at the university, in the community and in her travels. Her dedication and hard work was a catalyst in the approval of The Green Initiative Fund and many other projects.

Duffy Sustainability Efforts

The committee would like to congratulate these two amazing Seahawks for all of their time and diligence. However, we would like to also thank each and every Seahawk that has worked so hard this year to make the 2014/15 academic year such a success! What has been accomplished this year could not have been done without the help from each and every one of YOU!

Recyclemania Results!

Cumulative GHG Reductions:

  • 491 Metric Tons of CO2 Equivalent, or
  • 96 cars off the road, or
  • the energy consumption of 43 households

Per Capita Classic Category

  • #1 in School Size
  • #2 in the UNC system
  • #2 in the CAA

Please contact Sustain Dub with any questions or concerns you have!

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updated May 5, 2015

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