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. 

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11 years 7 months 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...

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11 years 7 months 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...

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11 years 8 months 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...

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11 years 8 months 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...

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11 years 8 months 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...

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11 years 10 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....

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11 years 12 months ago

Students in the residence halls are struggling to eat their food. The chief culprits in this dilemma are the compostable, corn-based cutlery now being used by Housing and Food Services (HFS) as...

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12 years 1 day ago

The UW Custodial Services is kicking the bucket and replacing it with a new program called Green Cleaning, intended to reduce the UW's impact on the environment.

The UW Custodial Services...

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12 years 2 months ago

Filled with 13 young alumni and a fresh tank of bio-diesel, the Udall organization's "Green Coach" arrived on the UW campus this past weekend for a series of environmental events.

The group...