May 22, 2019

UW Sustainability is pleased to introduce a new and improved Green Office Program and Green Lab Certification! We've updated both programs to reflect feedback we've received from participants over the past few years, as well as changes to UW policies.

10 years 8 months ago

In Fall 2008, the University of Washington launched a new UW Environmental Innovation Challenge (EIC) in which interdisciplinary student teams work...

10 years 8 months ago

The University of Washington Earth Initiative (UWEI) was a transformational initiative that encouraged innovative partnerships to address environmental and natural resource challenges. By focusing...

National Crosstalk Journal
10 years 8 months ago

The University of Washington is helping to lead a nationwide movement among institutions of higher education to improve their environmental stewardship and focus on sustainability. Indeed,...

UWeek
10 years 8 months ago

University of Washington Housing and Food Services was recognized as Recycler of the Year for overcoming significant barriers to expand residence hall recycling. Assisted by a residence hall...

Sustainable Endowment Institute's Green Report Card
10 years 8 months ago

The College Sustainability Report Card is the only independent evaluation of campus and endowment sustainability activities at colleges and universities in the United States and Canada. In...

UWeek
10 years 8 months ago

UWMC won a 2007 Hospitals for a Healthy Environment (H2E) award at the leadership level. H2E was founded by the American Hospital Association, the Environmental Protection Agency, Health Care...

Reuters
10 years 8 months ago

Today's students are going green and the move towards a sustainable future is impacting many of their decisions, including college and career choices. In recognition of this movement, Kaplan, a...

University Week
10 years 8 months ago

The UW is the pilot site for the first compostable paper cup designed specifically for soft drinks.
The cup, developed for Coca-Cola fountain drinks, was created by International Paper in...

New York Times
10 years 8 months ago

Campuses across the country are racing to be the greenest of them all, including the University of Washington. Green is good for the planet, but also for a college’s public image. In a Princeton...