UW Sustainability is looking for a student graphic design assistant starting in mid-June 2019. This is a part-time position for a current UW student. The graphic design assistant will work closely with the UW Sustainability team to develop marketing communications materials that educate and engage the UW community regarding sustainability programs and initiatives. 

Full details below. To apply, go to Handshake and search for position 2716098 or email a cover letter, resume and portfolio (or link to online...

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Bill McKibben - Falter

The UW Program on the Environment and the Seattle Public Library are hosting an evening with Bill McKibben on May 2 in Kane Hall 120 at 7:30 p.m. McKibben will discuss his new book, Falter. 

Bill McKibben is a founder of the environmental organization 350.org and was among the first to have warned of the dangers of global warming. He is the author of the bestsellers The End of Nature, Eaarth, and Deep Economy. He is...

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Category: Climate Change | Events
Tags: Program on the Environment | Bill McKibben | lecture

Do you know what environmental justice is, or what environmental hazards are in your community? Join the College of the Environment's Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion for an Environmental Justice workshop, facilitated by Front and Centered, to examine environmental and health concerns across Washington. Discuss environmental justice and learn what you can do about it at 12 p.m. on April 17, 2019, in Johnson Hall 117 as part of...

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Category: Events
Tags: College of the Environment | Environmental Justice | Earth Week
UW Earth Day 2019

UW’s annual Earth Day celebration is coming up Monday, April 22, and the student planning committee is looking for volunteers to help out before, during, and after the event, as well as to table during the week leading up to Earth Day. Volunteers are not required nor expected to volunteer during the entire duration of the event . 

This year's UW Earth Day event will be held at the HUB, on the outdoor HUB Lawn and inside the HUB Lyceum. The event will feature speakers, performances by local musicians, original art installations created by UW students, as well as a variety of...

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Tags: Earth Day | volunteer
Intersectionality Project header

The College of the Environment's Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion is hosting "Intersectionality Project: UW Race & Equity / Earth Day." On April 15 in the Ethnic Cultural Center's Unity Suite at 1 - 2:30 p.m., a video featuring UW staff of color sharing their ideas on UW diversity, the environment and Earth Day from race & equity perspective will be screened. The video includes insightful views about what’s working/not working with UW diversity and...

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Category: Events
Tags: Earth Day | College of the Environment | Diversity
Seattle City Light & Green Lab Certification logos

Since 2015 Seattle City Light has been providing rebates to departments purchasing ultra-low freezers that meet specific energy efficiency criteria. The list of approved brands and models has recently been expanded and if you are considering replacing an existing or purchasing a new ultra-low freezer, please consider purchasing one of these energy efficient models listed below.

Rebates range from $700 to $1,050 per unit and save between $320 and $420 per unit annually in electricity costs. Contact VWR, Fisher Scientific, Neta Scientific, Eppendorf or Cedar Mountain...

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Category: Energy | Green Certifications
Tags: Green Labs | freezers | rebate
Environmental Justice Conference poster

The 2019 Environmental Justice Conferenceorganized by the Office of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion in the UW College of the Environment, will focus on issues of equity and inclusive collaboration to confront climate disruption. The theme is "In-Reach before Outreach." The main goal of this conference is to reflect on our outreach strategies and look into community-based solutions. Participants will be able to engage with scholars from different...

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Category: Events
Tags: Earth Week | College of the Environment | Environmental Justice | Diversity
Trash-In volunteers

Join UW Recycling for the upcoming 2019 Trash-In held on Red Square Friday, April 19, from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m.  During this time, volunteers (a healthy mix of students, staff, and faculty) can sign up for shifts lasting one hour to sort waste collected from buildings on campus. The idea behind the event is to figure out how much compostable and recyclable material we throw away each day which could be diverted from going into a landfill.  At the end of the shift, volunteers will have a better grasp on what materials are recyclable and compostable and have an eye opening glimpse on the...

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Category: Events | Recycling, Compost & Waste
Tags: UW Recycling | Trash-In
UW Athletics Sustainability

The UW Athletics Green Team is looking for a student to serve as a Sustainability Intern for the 2019-2020 school year, starting in July. This intern is involved in all areas of the sustainability program including football game day activities, social media content, research and data collection and analysis, committee meetings and many university-wide and athletic sustainability events. The internship is open to currently enrolled graduate or undergraduate students and a $500/month stipend is provided...

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Category: Athletics
Tags: Internships
Film series posters

The UW Combined Fund Drive and UW Tower Green Team are partnering to host a monthly sustainability film series starting March 14. Each screening will feature a local environmental nonprofit who will lead a post-screening discussion. All screenings start at 12 p.m. in the UW Tower Auditorium and are free and open to all UW faculty, staff and students. Popcorn will be sold for $1 a bag to benefit the chosen nonprofit.

"Broken Fish" and "A River Poem"

Thursday, March 14, 2019

Learn about wild salmon habitat...

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Category: Events
Tags: Film Series | UW Tower | Combined Fund Drive