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).

The Daily
10 years 8 months ago

Environmental enthusiasts from across the UW campus gathered in the HUB for the “Save the Earth Social,” hosted by the UW Green’s Coalition. The social was an effort to bring many of the...

University Week
10 years 8 months ago

In the next two months, an energetic team of faculty, staff and students from all three [UW] campuses, coming together as the Climate Action Team, will be developing the first draft of a blueprint...

The Daily
10 years 8 months ago

Just last month, UW’s Housing and Food Services (HFS) representatives proudly added a compostable soda cup to their line of sustainable dining products.

The cup was requested from Coca-...
Seattle Times
10 years 8 months ago

For years, Seattle has operated an aggressive curbside recycling program to reduce the need for expensive landfill space. Now the city seeks to despoil less of the atmosphere by converting its...

10 years 8 months ago

This Thursday, February 5th, UW will be hosting a videoconference with our senator, Maria Cantwell, to tell Washington, D.C. we must act now to stop climate change. This is a really unique...

University Week
10 years 8 months ago

Not long ago, a Facilities Services shop that handles flooring diverted its first dumpster-full of old carpet from a dead end in the landfill to a new life as recycled carpet. After nearly a year...

University Week
10 years 8 months ago

Making bales with 30 percent of global crop residues -- the stalks and such left after harvesting -- and then sinking the bales into the deep ocean could reduce the build up of global carbon...

Seattle Times
10 years 9 months ago

Forget ice sheets melting and sea levels rising. Global warming's biggest threat may be heat that wilts crop production across much of the globe, says a UW scientist.

By the end of this...

The Water Center
10 years 9 months ago

The Puget Sound Environmental Inventory produced an inventory of the activities and capabilities of the UW in the Puget Sound watershed to:

  • Enable decision-makers and the public to...