UW's sustainability awards

STARS

Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System (STARS)

UW has a STARS Gold rating, valid until 2021.
Green Honor Roll

The Princeton Review Green Honor Roll

UW was named the 19th Greenest School in the country in 2021.
Bike-Friendly University

Bicycle Friendly University

We are one of 29 universities to achieve Gold or Platinum status.

Sustainability partnerships

The University of Washington is an institutional member of these organizations, leading the sustainability agenda within higher-learning institutions:

  Organization
American College & University Presidents Climate Commitment
(ACUPCC)   
Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education
(AASHE) **
CDP (formerly the Carbon Disclosure Project)
Investor Network on Climate Risk (INCR)
Environmental Protection Agency WasteWise Partner
(UW Recycling)
Green Sports Alliance
(UW Intercollegiate Athletics)

National Wildlife Federation
(NWF)

UW Campus Ecology Case Studies

Network for Business Innovation and Sustainability (NBIS)
Seattle Climate Partnership,
founding partner

U.S. Green Building Council
(USGBC)

Washington State Recycling Association
(UW Recycling)

**(UW Students, faculty and staff may create an account to access the AASHE website's resources.
To create an account, go to: http://www.aashe.org/user/register)