Electronics Recycling

December 17, 2019

Receiving new electronics during the holidays? Don’t throw out old computers, phones or other electronic equipment. If items are in good working condition consider donating to a local thrift store, charity or other organization in need, or drop items off … Continued

Student Midyear Move-out Guide

December 10, 2019

If you are cleaning out or moving out of your campus residence hall or apartment at the end of this semester, here are some tips and resources for disposing of items you no longer need while limiting the amount of … Continued

Adverse Weather Response is a Team Effort

December 2, 2019

Chapel Hill receives an average of 7 inches of snow a year, and while most snow or ice events occur in January, Facilities Services begins to prepare for winter weather in September. That’s when the Grounds Services Snow Team, lead … Continued

Winter Holiday Energy Saving Initiative

November 20, 2019

Since 2012, UNC-Chapel Hill has safely lowered building temperatures and campus energy use during University holidays, particularly during the winter holiday when the University is closed for about nine consecutive days. During the 2019 Winter Holiday Energy Saving Initiative (Dec. … Continued

Carolina Veterans Share What The Military Taught Them

November 11, 2019

Today is Veterans Day, the day Americans set aside to honor those who have served their country in one of the military branches. Carolina has 306 veterans who are now working at the University, from all branches of service, who retired … Continued

Odum Village Demolition in Progress

November 8, 2019

The demolition of 37 residential buildings in Odum Village is now in progress and will be completed in phases through June 2020. Normal project work hours will be Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Surrounding roads and … Continued

Residence Hall Energy Use Competition

November 3, 2019

Student intern Hongyu Li is hosting a building energy use competition between Ehringhaus and Craige residence halls. The competition will take place Oct. 21 through Nov. 18 and will determine which residence hall saves the most electrical energy. Students will … Continued

Old Growth, New Life

September 24, 2019

The Davie Poplar. Walter’s Pine. The Monarch of the Forest. While these natural landmarks on UNC’s campus were here long before the University was, they’ve become a prominent part of its history. But what happens if they die? A team … Continued