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.

The Daily
11 years 10 months ago

Many water and lighting outlets are sucking energy at an unneeded rate. One UW team is hoping to conserve energy in UW sororities and fraternities by swapping out older light bulbs for more energy...

Seattle Post-Intelligencer
11 years 11 months ago

Climate change will make Washington a warmer and wetter place, even while shrinking the snow packs that supply us with drinking water and salmon with robust streams. In Seattle, scientists say,...

The Daily
11 years 11 months ago

Eight UW graduate students are working with local American Indian tribes on a research and education program about biofuels in the Bioresource-Based Energy for Sustainable Societies program.

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The Daily
12 years 2 days ago

At the conference, a papier-mâché polar bear and a petition with 1,000 signatures was presented to Sen. Craig Pridemore (D-WA), asking that the Washington state legislature make climate change and...

The Daily
12 years 6 days ago

Tomorrow, students from WashPIRG chapters at the UW, as well as Evergreen State College, Whitman, Western Washington and Green River Community College will be taking their Campus Climate Challenge...

The Daily
12 years 3 weeks ago

“The use of biofuels, particularly biodiesel, is in the news, and many people have been asking, ‘What is the Motor Pool doing?” according to the Motor Pool newsletter.

The University...

The Daily
12 years 4 weeks ago

The University earned an average grade of “A-” on the 2008 College Sustainability Report Card, an independent environmental sustainability evaluation of campus operations and endowment investments...

The Daily
12 years 4 weeks ago

Yesterday, bundled-up UW students hustled across the Quad, heading to class a little early to seek respite from the brisk January air. Few know that the heat they find inside University buildings...

The Daily
12 years 2 months ago

If saving trees isn't enough to get you to stop using plastic bags, the fact that there is a toxic plastic gathering — twice the size of Texas in the Pacific Ocean — should probably do the trick....