One month left for Husky Green Award nominations

Feb. 23, 2015

The Husky Green Awards recognize the top sustainability superstars at the University of Washington, but we need your help to find them!

There's less than one month left to nominate your environmental role model for a Husky Green Award. Students, faculty, and staff from any of the UW campuses are eligible, and any member of the UW community can submit a nomination before March 20, 2015

UW wins Green Cleaning Award

Dec. 22, 2014

The University of Washington has been awarded the 2014 Grand Award for Higher Education in the Green Cleaning Awards by American School & University magazine. This is the third time the UW has been honored with a Green Cleaning Award - the university also won the Grand Award in 2007 and a Co-Grand Award along with the University of Georgia in 2010.

UW takes Gold for being Bike Friendly

Oct. 29, 2014

The University of Washington was recently named a Gold level Bicycle Friendly University by the League of American Bicyclists, putting UW among just 12 schools nationwide to earn a Gold or Platinum rating.

"This is a conversation that is happening at campuses and in communities across the U.S. and the University of Washington is proud to be taking the lead," UW Transportation Services Director Josh Kavanagh said.

Seattle Business Magazine honors UW sustainability

Oct. 24, 2014

The Seattle Business Magazine has named the University of Washington the winner of the 2014 Community Impact Award for Sustainability in Business Operations.

"This award reflects the terrific work by the entire UW community over the past decade," UW President Michael K. Young said. "As Seattle Magazine noted in its announcement, the UW has backed up its ‘bark’ about sustainable practices ‘with plenty of bite.'"

2014 UW sustainability report released

Oct. 20, 2014

Learn about the state of sustainability at the University of Washington in our 2014 sustainability report.

The University of Washington Environmental Stewardship and Sustainability office has produced its latest report highlighting key achievements in UW sustainability. The Environmental Stewardship Committee and Environmental Stewardship and Sustainability office are featured, as well as UW's sustainability awards, efforts and achievements.

UW Medicine Hospitals Win Top Environmental Awards

Aug. 27, 2014

Harborview Medical Center and University of Washington Medical Center have each been selected for the Top 25 Environmental Excellence Award from Practice Greenhealth.  The Top 25 Award recognizes health care facilities across the country that exemplify environmental excellence and is setting the highest standards for environmental practices in health care.  This is the third consecutive year that HMC has won the top award from Practice Greenhealth and the eighth consecutive year for UWMC to receive the top award.