Furman University employs ‘lambscaping’ team to maintain solar farm

The university is keeping its solar farm free of weeds with the help of a sheep farmer and his docile four-legged friends.  

Furman earns top honor for sustainability efforts

The university was recently awarded a STARS gold rating from the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education.

Furman receives top 10 sustainability honor

The university has made the list of overall “top performer” schools in environmental sustainability.

Furman among Princeton Review’s Top 50 Green Colleges

Color Furman University green.

Wade Hampton High School launches composting program to combat food waste

Students are on a mission to help the planet by transforming food waste into soil.

Former Furman president donates $500K to create more sustainability fellowships

Former Furman University President David E. Shi and his wife, Angela Halfacre Shi, have donated $500,000 to the university to create an endowed fund that will support student fellowships through the Shi Center for Sustainability.

Run on the Sun

Solar is more accessible and affordable than ever in South Carolina

Professors awarded USDA grant

Three Furman University professors will study how agroforestry systems improve agricultural sustainability at area farms with a $135,000 grant received from the Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE) organization.

Ten Thousand Villages partners with Arbor Day Foundation to plant trees

This nationwide campaign will plant 10,000 trees in national forests

Plans to dump coal ash prompt lawsuit

A North Carolina company has filed a $25 million lawsuit against the Pickens County Planning Commission in response to the county’s recent decision to revoke approval for the company’s proposed coal ash landfill at a Pickens County site.

Council members talk trash

Greenville County’s Twin Chimneys Landfill could accept solid waste from Henderson County, N.C.

Website promotes green

There are companies in the Upstate that embrace sustainability. There are consumers…

Power line burial set to begin

Burial of power lines in a tiny portion of Greenville’s commercial corridors…

Wyche honored by parks service

Tommy Wyche doesn’t move mountains. He saves them. His work to preserve…

The “Greening of Greenville”

When Doug Harper was asked to participate in a program to introduce…