Ever wanted to ride an electric bike? Interested in Sustainablity Jobs? Want to learn more about sustainability at the University of Washington?
Wednesday in the SustainableUW Festival includes a wide variety of events on campus.
Tuesday's main event is the Sustainable Exhibitor fair in the HUB Ballroom! From 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., dozens of exhibitors who put sustainability first will be on Red Square to inform the UW community about their efforts. Sample sustainable snacks and enjoy entertainment on the Cultural Sustainability stage while you learn about sustainability at UW and beyond.
The SustainableUW Festival is kicking off with a full day of events! Check out Monday's highlights below - for more information and the full calendar of events during this festival week, visit green.uw.edu/festival/events.
Fall quarter is officially underway, and that means a full slate of sustainability events on campus. Some of the week's highlights are listed below, and find many more on our full Sustainability events calendar, which is the best place to find the most up-to-date listings and details on all events. If you know of any events that should be added to the calendar, please let us know.
The UW Nutritional Sciences Program's fall seminar series explores the connections between climate change, nutrition and population health.
Lectures are held every Thursday during the fall from 12:30-1:20 p.m. in the Alder Commons Auditorium. Topics include the health risks of climate change, the risks climate change presents to health and food security, and what climate change means for the global food system.
See the full schedule below (click image for PDF version):
There are many ways to learn more about sustainability efforts at the University of Washington during Dawg Daze. UW Sustainability staff and students will be on Red Square along with UW Recycling during the Student Activities Fair on Red Square on Wednesday and Thursday (Sept. 28-29). Find us under the UW Recycling tent in front of Gerbderding Hall - we’ll be there to answer your questions and chat all things sustainable, whether it’s learning how to properly recycle and compost or finding a student group to get involved with.
I recently attended the Just Sustainability conference at Seattle University, and had the opportunity to attend a breakout session with Stacy Smedley, sustainability director for Skanska Construction.
Help UW Athletics make a difference during football season! Sign up to be a football sustainability volunteer for the 2016 season. You will play a big role in helping UW reach our stadium waste diversion goal of 80%.
Volunteers will be stationed around the stadium during the first half and at halftime, letting people know how to recycle and compost properly as well as helping fans choose the best option for their trash. After halftime you are free to watch the rest of the game.