The University of Washington Department of Athletics was one of two university winners of the 2018 Environmental Innovators of the Year awards by the Green Sports Alliance

UW earned the distinction for the Husky Athletics Green Team's efforts to work with students and encourage fans at football games and other events to increase waste diversion. The Green Team hosted a "green game" during the season for each UW-sponsored...

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Category: Athletics | Awards & Recognition | UW Green Teams | Recycling, Compost & Waste
Tags: Athletics Green Team | Green Sports Alliance | football

The Society for Ecological Restoration-UW Chapter (SER-UW) native plant nursery is seeking student interns for the summer quarter. Interns are expected to devote an average of 9 hours a week to nursery projects. In conjunction with the manager, interns will develop learning objectives based on individual interests and strengths, receiving credit for ESRM 399 or their school’s equivalent. The interns' time will be split between routine plant maintenance, integrated pest management, nursery infrastructure projects, helping...

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Category: Gardens & Farms | Student Organizations
Tags: Society for Ecological Restoration | native plant nursery | Internships

Moving out of north campus after Spring quarter? UW Recycling and the Husky Neighborhood Cleanup will help keep any unwanted items out of the landfill. All students can stop by the cleanup station on 17th Ave NE & NE 47th St. from 1-5 p.m. on June 7, 8 and 11 and drop off any unwanted items for free. All items will be recycled, donated or properly disposed of.

Goodwill will be on hand to accept items in good condition for donation, and UW...

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Category: Recycling, Compost & Waste
Tags: Husky Neighborhood Cleanup | UW Recycling | Goodwill | reuse

It’s Sunday afternoon, and you’re stuck next to the spinach bags in the produce aisle at the grocery store. You can’t move, and you realize: you aren’t the only UW student meal prepping on a sunday night. You resolve to discover new ways of acquiring your bananas and spinach, but luckily for you, we’ve already done the work for you!

Listed alphabetically in no order of preference, we’ve compiled a catalog of various resources including CSA boxes, home-delivered ‘ugly’ produce packages, and campus store resources! Please email us at ...

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Category: Food

It might be hard to believe, but summer is right around the corner! Before finals and summer plans kick in, check out the events below for a snippet of what's to come! The sustainability events calendar also includes all sustainability related events, and our calendar has a comprehensive listing of all events. You can even subscribe to get weekly emails to keep up to date on all the sustainability events happening around...

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Category: Energy | Environment | Events | Fisheries | Student Organizations | UW Seattle
Tags: Weekly Events

Henry Milander has always held an interest in sustainability. He spends many Saturday mornings with hands in the dirt, removing invasive plant species and cleaning up local parks through UW Rotaract. Social issues are well on his radar, too; Henry often volunteers his time at organizations that train disadvantaged individuals in culinary arts, and others that alleviate food insecurity.

Henry is pursuing degrees in Business Administration (Finance), International Studies and Near Eastern Languages and Culture at UW. While pursuing these degrees, he gained an insight on how corporate...

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Category: Awards & Recognition | Student Organizations
Tags: Husky Green Awards | HGA18 | Henry Milander | CSR

Hello! I’m Zander Lyskin, a junior majoring in entrepreneurship. I’m excited to get to work with UW Sustainability as the Goodbiz blogger and get to learn how UW and its affiliates are practicing good business by reducing their environmental impact and creating inclusive workspaces. As the Goodbiz blogger, it is my job to write the Husky Habits, Metrics Mondays, and Go Dawgs! Wednesdays blog posts. These blogs highlight my interests and helps to show faculty, students, and the public the ways that the UW is making meaningful changes in everyday...

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Tags: GoodBiz

Hello friends! My name is Sydney Solis and I’m stoked to join the UW Sustainability team as a GoodBiz blogging intern. I’m double degreeing in Business and Community, Environment, and Planning (CEP), as well as doing the Spanish track of the International Business Certificate, all in the hopes of using business as a catalyst for social and environmental change. I’m incredibly passionate about the intersection between sustainability and business, which I’m excited to explore even more by writing for the GoodBiz blog! I’m originally from Olympia,...

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Tags: GoodBiz

Had you been around the wǝɫǝbʔaltxʷ  – Intellectual House last Monday evening, you may have stopped in your tracks and been lured inside by the inviting scent of fresh basil and lavender. This year's Spring Humble Feast was not only a community-oriented educational dinner, but also a treat for the senses.

The Humble Feast is a bi-annual community dinner hosted by the ASUW Student Food Co-op. The dinner serves as an opportunity for students and faculty to critically rethink conventional food systems, learn about local producers, and realize the...

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Category: Events | Food | Student Organizations
Tags: ASUW Student Food Coop | Humble Feast

This week is forecasted to be sunny and we hope you're excited to get outside! The sustainability events calendar includes all sustainability related events, but below we've listed a few of the top options for this week. Also, check out our calendar for a comprehensive listing of events. You can even subscribe to get weekly emails to keep up to date on all the sustainability events happening around UW!

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Category: Academics | Buildings & Grounds | Climate Change | Environment | Events | Residence Halls | Student Organizations | UW Seattle
Tags: Weekly Events