UW's Records Management Services is working to Fetch the Future and help prepare the UW to eliminate paper records by February of 2022. This April, Records Management is hosting a series of events to celebrate both Earth Day and Records Management Month, and to give staff across the UW opportunities to learn more and discuss challenges around move to all-digital records.
Winners of the 2021 Trash Art Contest express impacts on the environment through written and sculpted art pieces.
Enter the 2022 Trash Art Contest
Garbage may not be the most ideal art material, but it combines conservation and art creation to achieve profound results.
As part of the University of Washington's 2021 Earth Day recognition, UW Sustainability is collecting videos showcasing how people practice sustainability in their everyday life. We want to showcase how people are connecting with sustainability in their own personal or academic life during the pandemic and beyond.
How are you practicing sustainability at home? Our recent tri-campus event brought together staff from the University of Washington's Bothell, Seattle and Tacoma campuses to talk about ways they practice sustainability, as well as hearing the experiences of our attendees. Watch the full event below.
The Campus Sustainability Fund (CSF) and UW Resilience Lab are hosting a grant-writing workshop for UW students on Feb. 25 at 3 p.m. At this event, participants will have the opportunity to build their grant-writing skills and learn more about the diverse pool of on-campus grants available for projects and initiatives at the UW, including CSF and Resilience Lab Seed Grants.
We've got many different ways for you to connect with sustainability coming up, with a slate of events in February touching on various aspects of sustainability. Learn more about these events hosted by UW Sustainability below, and find even more events year-round on our Sustainability Events calendar.
Racial justice at UW: Activism’s past and future
The 2021 Washington & Oregon Higher Education Sustainabliity Conference (WOHESC) will be February 11-12. This year's conference is fully virtual, and several UW students, faculty and staff are among the speakers and panelists taking part in sessions over the two-day conference.
November 15 is America Recycles Day! To celebrate, UW Recycling wants to take a trip down memory lane to the early days of recycling at the University. Want to do more? Check out a list of recommended activities from our team below.
The UW Farm has held an annual Farm to Table dinner for about a decade, to highlight the roles of the Farm at UW and serve as a major fundraising event. This year, the dinner cannot be held. The UW Farm has been hit hard as funding from Housing and Food Services is lower than usual as demand for Farm produce is down, and the UW Farm relies on fundraising even in good years to operate.
The UW Program on the Environment is hosting a series of structured conversations this Fall with UW campus leaders who have helped create change, called "On race: Talking, Listening, Making Change." These "Open Spaces Conversations" will happen every Friday at 3 p.m., although some of them will be for Program on the Environment students only.