News Source: 
Sierra Club
August 25, 2009

The UW was ranked #2 in the country by Sierra Magazine for the University's sustainability efforts.  Sierra Magazine, the official publication of the Sierra Club, judged each institution on eight factors: efficiency, energy, food, academics, purchasing, transportation, waste management and administration. The UW achieved a score of 98 out of 100 points, moving up from ninth place last year.  The top 10 schools named in order of ranking are University of Colorado, Boulder; University of Washington; Middlebury College; University of Vermont; College of the Atlantic; Evergreen State College; UC Santa Cruz; UC Berkeley; UCLA and Oberlin College.  The complete results can be found here.