July 1, 2021

The University of Washington is announcing the steps it will take in this fiscal year, starting July 1, to reach the targets set in the UW’s Sustainability Action Plan.

Green Seed Fund approves three projects

6 years 1 week 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 2 weeks 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 1 month 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 1 month 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 1 month 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 2 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 ...

UW signs White House climate pledge

6 years 2 months ago

The University of Washington has joined schools across the country in signing on to a White House climate pledge.

The American Campuses Act on Climate Pledge is part of the Nov. 19 White...

UW report details how climate change will hit Puget Sound

6 years 2 months ago

The University of Washington's Climate Impacts Group has released a report summarizing research on the likely effects of climate change in the Puget Sound region.

State of Knowledge:...

SustainableUW Festival Oct. 26-31

6 years 3 months ago

The 2015 SustainableUW Festival (green.uw.edu/festival) will take place Oct. 26-31. The festival celebrates sustainability efforts at the University of Washington, highlighting contributions and...