University of Washington sustainability portal

Find information on UW's sustainability metrics, what's happening on our campuses and how you can do your part for sustainability at the University of Washington. Click the categories below to see what's happening at UW.

Clean Energy Institute students


UW electricity use data and renewable energy programs.
UW Sustainability staff


LEED building information and green building standards.
UW Farm students


Get involved in food systems and production at UW.
student locking up bike


How UW gets around, and resources for your commute.
UW Recycling

Waste reduction

Resources and information to keep waste out of the landfill.
UW Sustainability staff


Conservation measures and ecological mitigation.
UW power plant

Greenhouse gas

See our emissions data and the UW Climate Action Plan
UW lab researcher


Paper reduction, Green Certification and ways to work sustainably.


The UW is a national leader in higher ed sustainability.


The UW Sustainability portal provides information on the University of Washington's sustainability performance and efforts. Each category page includes information on what UW is doing for sustainability in that area, resources for the UW community, and data visualizations where possible. The visualizations show information on our current performance as well as sustainability targets.

For more information on the dashboard or sustainability efforts at UW, contact us at

The links above go to pages with information on sustainability resources, highlighted efforts at UW and other information in addition to data visualizations showing UW's performance. To browse the data in these categories without the other information, go to our Data Dashboard.