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Category: Athletics
Tags: football | volunteer
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UW students living in the North campus neighborhood can get rid of unwanted items for free during the Husky Neighborhood Cleanup. On Thursday, August 25 and Tuesday, September 27 trucks will be on site accepting items for donation, recycling or disposal. Recycling and disposal trucks will also be available on Monday, September 25, but the donation vendor will not be available that day.

A UW student Husky card will be required to drop off material.

Accepted items include:

  • Donations of items in good condition, such as hard-surfaced...
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Category: Events | Recycling, Compost & Waste
Tags: Husky Neighborhood Cleanup | UW Recycling
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Join Campus Rx, a joint collaboration between UW Nature and Health, UW Botanic Gardens, the UW Farm and UW Sustainability, for a volunteer work party and lunch on August 19 at 9-11 a.m.

The work party and lunch are intended to build community around spending time outdoors. Whether you’re a student, faculty member, staff, or community member, join us to learn more about sustainable agriculture, food systems, and our role in the community! Space is limited to 30 people so please register early!

To participate, please ...

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Category: Events | Gardens & Farms
Tags: Campus Rx | UW Farm | volunteer
Husky Neighborhood Cleanup

UW students moving out in the north campus neighborhood can drop off unwanted items for free recycling, donation and disposal this week. 

UW Recycling's Husky Neighborhood Cleanup provides an easy way to get rid of your unwanted items during moveout. Trucks will be at 17th Ave NE & NE 47th St. on Thursday, June 9; Monday, June 13; and Tuesday, June 14 from 1-5 p.m. or until trucks are full. A UW student ID card is required to drop off items.

Vendors will accept items in good condition for donation, including hard-surfaced furniture, clothing, electronics, kitchenware,...

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Category: Events | Recycling, Compost & Waste
Tags: Husky Neighborhood Cleanup | UW Recycling
Connecting Mindfully with Nature

The UW Counseling Center is hosting a mindfulness workshop for UW students in the Washington Park Arboretum from 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Tuesday, May 31. The workshop will focus on Forest Bathing, the Japanese practice of seeking a deep and meditative connection with nature.

Learn about the mindful connection to nature, engage in the practice and connect with others in the process. 

Participants must register in advance as space is limited. To register: call the UWCC front desk at 206-543-1240 or email directly to sashya@uw.edu or...

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Category: Events
Tags: mindfulness | Forest Bathing
Lisa Dulude and family

Lisa comes to the University of Washington from Snohomish County, where she served as the county’s Energy and Sustainability Manager for the last 12 years. At Snohomish County, Lisa led a team of eight staff in the county’s Office of Energy and Sustainability, overseeing climate action and sustainability planning, energy and resource conservation programs, the Weatherization Program, Energy Smart Loan Program, and Savvy Septic Program. Prior to joining Snohomish County, Lisa worked in the private sector as a planning consultant. She also served as an AmeriCorps VISTA for a Denver based non...

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The Whole U and UW Sustainability are partnering to host a series of virtual conversations around sustainable and ethical food systems.

Sessions will feature experts in the following areas:

  • UW’s food systems
  • Food sovereignty
  • Sustainable farming
  • Food accessibility
  • Food systems in the wellness industry

Participants will engage in meaningful conversation about the current nature and future of our food systems. Each session will cover a different aspect of food systems with guest experts guiding conversation and offering...

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Category: Events | Food
Tags: Whole U | Yona Sipos | Eli Wheat | Charlotte Cote | Food systems
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If you are moving out of an HFS residence hall or apartment, you can donate certain items through the UW’s SCRAM (Student Cleanup, Recycle and Moveout) event. Donations will go to various local organizations including the UW Food Pantry, Northwest Center and DESC. The event runs from June 6-11, 2022. Only HFS residents can donate during SCRAM.

Accepted donation items:

  • ...
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Category: Events | Recycling, Compost & Waste | Residence Halls
Tags: SCRAM | UW Recycling

The 2022 Trash Art Contest, organized by UW Recycling, gave UW artists a space to make statements around waste and sustainability while using materials usually thought of as trash.

More than 20 art pieces were created for the contest, in the categories of 2D art, 3D art and literature. Artists were asked to express feelings or...

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Category: Awards & Recognition | Recycling, Compost & Waste
Tags: trash art | contest | UW Recycling | Campus Race to Zero Waste
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UW Net Impact, a Foster School of Business student group focused on sustainabilty, is hosting a discussion around Climate Justice & Business on Tuesday, April 5 at 5 p.m. in the Paccar Building's Deloitte Commons.

This event will include discussions about climate justice in the global, local, and business context, as well as how to apply principles of climate justice as business leaders.

Snacks will be provided, and all are welcome to attend. Contact ramirezi@uw.edu with any questions.

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Category: Events
Tags: Net Impact | Business | Environmental Justice