UW's sustainability awards

STARSSTARS Gold
Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System (STARS)
UW has a STARS Gold rating, valid from 2018-2021.
Green Honor Roll
The Princeton Review Green Honor Roll
UW has earned a perfect score eight straight years.
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)