2021 Husky Green Award recipients announced

April 21, 2021

The University of Washington has announced the five recipients of the 2021 Husky Green Awards, as well as two Husky Green Legacy Award honorees.

This year's winners include students, faculty and staff who have demonstrated leadership, initiative and dedication to campus sustainability. This is the 12th year the Husky Green Awards have been presented by the UW Environment Stewardship Committee to recognize the individuals and groups who lead the way in sustainability at the UW.

Submit your nominations for the Husky Green Awards

Jan. 25, 2021

This past year has been full of new challenges. We know there are many people across the University of Washington who continued their work to advance sustainability, and we need your help to give them recognition they deserve.

Students, faculty and staff at all three UW campuses are eligible, and anyone in the UW community can submit a nomination. The Husky Green Awards recognize individuals and teams across the university who demonstrate initiative, leadership and dedication to sustainability.

UW Medicine hospitals win Environmental Excellence awards

June 30, 2020

Harborview Medical Center received a 2020 Top 25 Environmental Excellence Award from Practice Greenhealth. The Top 25 Award recognizes hospitals who are leading the industry with innovation in sustainability, demonstrating superior programs, and illustrating how sustainability is a core part of their culture. This is the ninth consecutive year for Harborview to receive the top award from Practice Greenhealth.  

2020 Husky Green Award winners announced

April 27, 2020

The University of Washington has announced the 10 winners of the 2020 Husky Green Awards, as well as one Husky Green Legacy Award honoree. 

This year's winners include students, faculty, staff and groups who have demonstrated leadership, initiative and dedication to campus sustainability. This is the 11th year the Husky Green Awards have been presented by the UW Environment Stewardship Committee to recognize the individuals and groups who lead the way in sustainability at the UW.

UW named national sustainability leader

Sept. 13, 2019

The University of Washington has received recognition as a national leader in sustainability by the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE). The UW is among the top universities and earned special recognition for its sustainability work in the transportation and food & dining categories.

AASHE's 2019 Sustainable Campus Index lists the UW as the No. 2 university in transportation and No. 8 in food & dining.

UW Medicine hospitals win environmental awards

July 30, 2019

Harborview Medical Center and University of Washington Medical Center received the 2019 Top 25 Environmental Excellence Award from Practice Greenhealth. The Top 25 Award recognizes hospitals that are leading the industry in all-around sustainability performance, demonstrating comprehensive programs and are illustrating how sustainability is entrenched in their organizational culture.