UW Medicine hospitals earn Top 25 Environmental Excellence awards

July 23, 2018

Harborview Medical Center and University of Washington Medical Center have received 2018 Top 25 Environmental Excellence Awards from Practice Greenhealth. The Top 25 Award recognizes healthcare facilities across the country that exemplify environmental excellence and are setting the highest standards for environmental practices in healthcare. This is the twelfth consecutive year for UW Medical Center to receive the top award and the seventh consecutive year for Harborview.

Submit your nominations for the Husky Green Awards

Jan. 11, 2018

Celebrate and recognize the sustainability leaders across the University of Washington by nominating them for a Husky Green Award now.

The Husky Green Awards recognize students, faculty, staff and teams from all UW campuses who demonstrate initiative, leadership and dedication to sustainability. The awards depend on nominations from the UW community to identify these sustainability superstars.

2017 UW Sustainability report

Dec. 1, 2017

The 2017 UW Sustainability report highlights UW Sustainability programs and key achievements for sustainability across the University of Washington.

The report includes information on UW Sustainability's programs such as the Climate Action Plan, Green Certifications, the UW's Green Up partnership, and events. The Environmental Stewardship Committee, Campus Sustainability Fund, Husky Green Award winners, and others are also featured.

UW recognized as campus sustainability leader

Nov. 6, 2017

The University of Washington has earned recognition from the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE) for its sustainability performance, with special recognition in the food & dining and transportation categories.

AASHE's 2017 Sustainable Campus Index lists the UW as the second-rated university in both transportation and food & dining, and the sixth-best doctoral institution overall.

UW Medicine hospitals win environmental awards

Aug. 11, 2017

Harborview Medical Center and University of Washington Medical Center have received the Top 25 Environmental Excellence Award from Practice Greenhealth. The Top 25 Award recognizes healthcare facilities across the country that exemplify environmental excellence and are setting the highest standards for environmental practices in healthcare. This is the eleventh consecutive year for UW Medical Center to receive the top award and the sixth consecutive year for Harborview.