Jan. 28, 2019

The University of Washington has been recognized as one of the most sustainable higher education institutions in North America, according to the Sustainability Tracking, Assessment and Rating System (STARS).

UW researcher finds causes behind Greenland's darkening ice

6 years 5 months ago

A researcher from the University of Washington is co-author on a new paper which reveals the cause of Greenland's darkening ice sheet.

Sarah Doherty, a research scientist at the UW’s Joint...

Husky Green Award nominations due March 1

6 years 5 months ago

Get your nominations in for this year's Husky Green Awards!

We need your help in identifying the University of Washington's...

UW engineers help develop cleaner cookstove

6 years 5 months ago

A efficient, clean-burning cookstove developed by the non-profit BURN Design Lab - collaborating with UW mechanical engineers - can reduce the amount of fuel needed by 55 percent while also...

Green Seed Fund approves three projects

6 years 6 months ago

The University of Washington’s Green Seed Fund has approved three projects to receive funding for 2016. This is the third year the Green Seed Fund has awarded money to research projects on campus...

Husky Green Award nominations are open

6 years 7 months ago

Nominations are now open for the seventh annual Husky Green Awards at the University of Washington, which which recognize students, faculty, staff and teams from all UW campuses who demonstrate...

Happy Holidays from UW Sustainability

6 years 7 months ago

Thank you to everyone who helped make 2015 a great year. We're looking forward to an even better 2016!

Study finds composting is best option

6 years 8 months ago

A new University of Washington study has confirmed the best option for disposing of unused food and yard waste is composting rather than sending it to the landfill.

Food waste generates the...

How do trees react to climate change?

6 years 8 months ago

UW researchers studying trees in the Rocky Mountain West have found trees use different coping strategies when faced with drought and warmer temperatures. The results may help scientists determine...

UW earns STARS Gold rating

6 years 8 months ago

The University of Washington is among the most sustainable schools in North America, according to the Sustainability Tracking, Assessment and Rating System (STARS).

The UW submitted its ...