The UW student chapter of the Society for Ecological Restoration’s (SER-UW) native plant nursery is located on campus at the Center for Urban Horticulture (CUH). It is a student run operation that provides plants to the on-campus restoration projects that SER-UW manages. This year, with the support of a Campus Sustainability Fund grant, the nursery is expanding by building a new hoop house, growing more plants from seed and cuttings, and increasing its opportunities for volunteer involvement.
Ever wondered which food suppliers at UW Medical Center's Plaza Cafe might provide local, organic, and sustainable products? Come and see the new poster located at the main entrance of the cafe to help you learn more.
UWMC’s Technology and Wellness Manager Charlotte Furman worked with a UWMC intern, as well as interns and staff at UW Sustainability, to develop a big picture look. The 3’x 4’ poster, mounted on the wall at the main café entrance, displays information about Plaza Café food venders, with pictures and color coding denoting local, organic and sustainable suppliers.
Meet the new EcoReps Outreach & Communication Coordinator, Zan Roman!
Zan is a junior pursuing a Degree in Environmental Science and Resource Management at the UW. Born and raised in Bellingham, he enjoys any sport involving a ball, exploring the PNW, writing, and drawing.
The UW Farm is looking for three student staff members to work during the 2016 growing season, and applications are due by March 1.
Applications will need to be able to work Spring, Summer and Fall quarters. To apply, submit a resume and cover letter to Sarah Geurkink at firstname.lastname@example.org by Tuesday, March 1.
Get your nominations in for this year's Husky Green Awards!
We need your help in identifying the University of Washington's sustainability superstars, and by submitting a nomination before the deadline on March 1, 2016, you'll be entered to win one of our prize packs featuring Husky Grind coffee and a reusable mug!
On Wednesday, join us for the UW Safety, Sustainability, and Preparedness Expo! We will be in the HUB Ballroom from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., offering fun and interesting activities to UW faculty, staff, and students.
UW's student Earth Club is starting to plan this year's Earth Day festivities, and they're looking for any interested students to join the planning committee.
Students should email Lauren Rowe at email@example.com if they are interested. The planning committee will determine the programming for the Earth Day campus celebrations on April 22.
UW Transportation Services' Commute Concierge is hiring! We’re looking for students who are interested in helping UW commuters find sustainable, affordable, enjoyable ways of getting to, from, and around campus. Students who are interested in sustainable transportation, behavior change, problem solving, transportation demand management, and helping people are encouraged to apply.