Students interested in green building and sustainable design can take a LEED Green Associate training course on campus next Wednesday, October 26. LeadingGREEN is offering the evening training course in Loew Hall room 102 from 6-10 p.m. The course is $300 ($200 for current full time students) and satisfies the eligibility requirements to take the LEED Green Associate exam, which is seperately administed by the US Green Building Council. 

 

To register for the course and for more information, visit leadinggreen.com/uwseattle...

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Category: Buildings & Grounds
Tags: LEED | training

Tuesday's main event is the Sustainable Exhibitor fair in the HUB Ballroom! From 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., dozens of exhibitors who put sustainability first will be on Red Square to inform the UW community about their efforts. Sample sustainable snacks and enjoy entertainment on the Cultural Sustainability stage while you learn about sustainability at UW and beyond.

After the fair, stop by Meany Hall for a sneak peek at the new ...

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Category: Events
Tags: SustainableUW Festival

 

UW Sustainability is hiring for a part-time student program assistant position with hours ranging from 15-19 hours per week, during our office hours 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Monday-Friday. We are located in Gerberding Hall Room B40.

Position will start Nov. 1, 2016. Pay will be $13-15 per hour.

Qualified applicants, please send resume and cover letter to Claudia Frere-Anderson: frerec@uw.edu

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The SustainableUW Festival is kicking off with a full day of events! Check out Monday's highlights below - for more information and the full calendar of events during this festival week, visit green.uw.edu/festival/events.

Today's big event is the Huskies for Humanity panel hosted by the Department of Global Health - "Changing Global Health Ecosystems: Humans, Animals, and the Environment" in Kane Hall's Walker-Ames Room at 3:30 p.m....

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CSR Thursdays is a student-authored blog post series in which we share information about the corporate social responsibility (CSR) efforts underway by the many and diverse suppliers and vendors of the UW. Look no further to start gaining an understanding on what businesses that provide products often purchased by students, faculty, and staff are doing to promote environmental sustainability! 

This week’s company: Alaska Airlines

Alaska Airlines, a UW Campus sponsor, is committed to reducing its impact on the environment. Air travel is by no means a very...

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Tags: CSR | CSR Thursdays | Alaska Airlines | Corporate Social Responsibility

A group focused on sustainability and clean energy technologies should have a website, right? Well, now they do! UW's Green Greek Representative Program recently launched a website which will serve as both a way for them to increase awareness about what they’re doing and also as a way to ease the onboarding process.

“The very nature of the group invites a lot of turnover because representatives will represent their chapter and progress a sustainability project for anywhere from a few weeks to a year,” said the Green...

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Category: Student Organizations
Tags: Green Greek Representative Group | Green Greek | EcoReps

The Campus Sustainability Fund (CSF) will be regularly featuring alumni, project leaders and other students who help the CSF make a difference on campus. Today's alumni spotlight is on An Huynh, former CSF outreach coordinator.

UW Graduation Year: 2015
Major: Community, Environment and Planning
Minor: Environmental Science and Resource Management
Hometown: Bothell, Washington
Former CSF Position: Staff, Outreach Coordinator
Favorite Outdoor Activity: Biking and Hammocking...

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Category: Campus Sustainability Fund
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Fall quarter is officially underway, and that means a full slate of sustainability events on campus. Some of the week's highlights are listed below, and find many more on our full Sustainability events calendar, which is the best place to find the most up-to-date listings and details on all events. If you know of any events that should be added to the calendar, please let us know. And if you'd like to get a weekly email of all the upcoming sustainability events,...

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Tags: Weekly Events

A group of UW students, working with the UW Sustainability office, created a short video with animation explaining the research of Dr. Daniel Kirschen of the UW's Clean Energy Institute, who works on using batteries to address the challenges of incorporating renewable energy into the grid. Enjoy!

Category: Energy | Research | Technology
Tags: Videos | Daniel Kirschen | Clean Energy Institute

This fall, the Campus Food Pantry is working to help address food insecurity in the UW community.

The food pantry will be open the first Tuesday of every month - starting next Tuesday, Oct. 4 - in HUB 214 from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m., as well as at the Ethnic Cultural Center on Oct. 19 and Nov. 16 from 6-8 p.m. The food pantry offers food and toiletries to any Husky looking for nutritional support. All that is needed to utilize the pantry is a Husky card.

In order to make sure the pantry can serve the needs...

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Category: Food
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