Tag: Sustainability

UNC Charlotte goes green during Campus Cleanup

| April 17, 2017 | 0 Comments
UNC Charlotte goes green during Campus Cleanup

One hundred and five pounds of trash were collected in Belk Plaza on April 12 as volunteers, who spent their day picking up litter on campus and dropped off their trash bags one by one. The Campus Cleanup event is a UNC Charlotte tradition that occurs during Earth Month. Over 60 students, faculty and staff volunteered for extra credit, community service […]

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Hechenbleikner Lake named Certified Wildlife Habitat

| February 14, 2017 | 0 Comments
Hechenbleikner Lake named Certified Wildlife Habitat

Hechenbleikner Lake on campus has been designated as a Certified Wilidlife Habitat by the National Wildlife Federation (NWF). When Lindsay Klingenschmidt was working towards her Bachelors in Human Environmental Sciences with a concentration in Food and Nutrition, she was encouraged to pick a project on campus that reinforced the underlying sustainability platform that Chartwells has. […]

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Sustain Charlotte begins new green movement

| October 18, 2011 | 0 Comments
Sustain Charlotte begins new green movement

Sustain Charlotte, a local non-profit organization, released a new brochure titled “Charlotte 2030: A Sustainable Vision for our Region.” In the brochure, Sustain Charlotte lists the ways they see the Charlotte region changing over the next 20 years in 10 different aspects. These aspects are air, buildings and homes, economy, energy, food, parks and green […]

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