August 24, 2021

Sustainability is at the heart of our healing mission – and we are proud to share that our sustainability strategies are being recognized with a national award.

UW and Seattle City Light create Green Up Program Partnership

6 years 3 months ago

The University of Washington and Seattle City Light have created a partnership through City Light’s Green Up program to advance renewable energy on campus and beyond.

The two-and-a-half...

UW works to reduce water use

6 years 4 months ago

Due to this year’s unusually hot and dry summer, the City of Seattle has asked businesses and residents to voluntarily reduce water usage by 10 percent. The University of Washington supports this...

UW among Sierra magazine's "coolest schools"

6 years 5 months ago

The University of Washington is once again among the top 10 greenest schools in America according to Sierra magazine.

The official publication of the Sierra Club ranked the UW No....

UW named to Green Honor Roll for 5th straight year

6 years 5 months ago

The University of Washington has been named to the Princeton Review’s Green Honor Roll with a perfect Green Rating for the fifth consecutive year.

Since The Princeton Review started the...

UW wins athletics sustainability award

6 years 5 months ago

The University of Washington has won the inaugural Sustainability Award from the National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics (NACDA) and USG Corporation for its sustainable practices...

UW completes $2.3M energy conservation project

6 years 6 months ago

The University of Washington has recently completeed a $2.3 million energy conservation project in the Physics/Astronomy Building, which will save the university $115,000 per year while improving...

UW group highlights importance of nature in decision-making

6 years 6 months ago

A group with ties to the University of Washington is helping decision makers recognize the importance and benefits of the natural world.

The Natural Capital Project, a partnership that...

Conservation magazine wins national award

6 years 7 months ago

The University of Washington’s Conservation magazine has won a gold award in the national 2015 Circle of Excellence communications competition sponsored by the Council for Advancement and...

Green is natural for Leopold Lab

6 years 7 months ago

The Leopold Lab, winner of the College of Arts and Sciences "Greenest Lab" competition, didn't need to implement any new practices or make changes to earn the award.