Sept. 13, 2019

The University of Washington has received recognition as a national leader in sustainability by the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE). The UW is among the top universities and earned special recognition for its sustainability work in the transportation and food & dining categories.

The Daily
11 years 2 months ago

A welcome mat in a parking garage. Lights that aren’t working. Pipes hanging exposed from a ceiling.

At first glance, the University’s building renovations appear incomplete. But a welcome...

The Daily
11 years 2 months ago

In a rainy city like Seattle, water conservation is arguably not the most important environmental issue. As the UW begins to focus on having sustainable, or “green,” operations, the issue of water...

King 5 News
11 years 3 months ago

Both the University of Washington and the University of Oregon receive top marks in the Princeton Review's new "Green Rating" system.
The ranking system measures how environmentally...

The Daily
11 years 5 months ago

The UW group Students Expressing Environmental Dedication (SEED) has transformed an unused overgrowth between Hall Health and Fluke Hall into a blossoming garden.

The garden, known as the P...

Seattle Times
11 years 5 months ago

The University of Washington Board of Regents on Thursday voted unanimously to create a new College of the Environment. The regents showed strong support for the idea, in the face of opposition...

The Daily
11 years 6 months ago

In facilities across campus, students can turn a knob and out comes ready-to-drink water.

However, organizers and participants of the Carry 5 Walk for Water fundraiser want people to think...

The Daily
11 years 6 months ago

Reporting by The New York Times about a recent battle between two neighbors in Sunnyvale, Calif., shows that some environmentalists aren’t friends. However, this doesn’t have to be the case.

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The Daily
11 years 7 months ago

A bus running on vegetable oil was parked near By George Café last week as part of the national BioTour, and a bluegrass band performed on top of the bus by plugging their amps into its solar...

The Daily
11 years 7 months ago

Wolves, cloud forests and biofuels will be featured in this year’s Hazel Wolf Environmental Film Festival.

The festival, which is in its 10th year, will be on-campus from May 1-4, and will...