Sustainability Snapshots

Sustainability Snapshots is your one stop shop to learn about many projects that have occurred on campus related to sustainability and conservation efforts. Either choose a category to browse in the drop-down bar, or select a project name to the right.

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EHS collects used, clean empty metal and plastic drums from campus departments that receive bulk chemicals. EHS reuses them to store and transport hazardous waste. This program saves the UW up to $10,000 a year on container costs, and reuses over 2,000lbs of what would otherwise be solid waste.