May 16, 2019

UW's 2019 Earth Week events included a focus on action, equity, diversity and environmental justice. The central event was Earth Day 2019 on April 22 at the Husky Union Building. 

National Crosstalk Journal
11 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
11 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
11 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
11 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
11 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
11 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
11 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...

The Daily
11 years 8 months ago

Going “green” with compostable products has been a goal for the UW’s Housing and Food Services (HFS) for two years now.

The compostable Coca-Cola soft drink ecotainer, unveiled in front of...

University of Washington
11 years 10 months ago

 University of Washington students chatted with Provost Phyllis Wise about our environment and the role the UW plays in understanding and sustaining it.