April 9, 2015

The UW Sustainability office is launching a timeline of University of Washington's achievements and milestones in sustainability and environmental stewardship. The project, "A Century of Sustainability," includes entries dating back to the earliest days of the current UW site in 1895 and includes highlights up to the present day.

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15 years 8 months ago

If the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is supposed to protect the environment, why is EPA administrator Christine Whitman poised to increase air pollution at more than 17,000 stinky, old,...

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15 years 12 months ago

If you happen to be jogging through the wetlands on any given afternoon, you might see some strange-looking activities occurring in the far northeast corner of campus. In a small, open-sided...

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16 years 1 week ago

It's Monday afternoon and there should be close to 120 students sitting in Anderson 223, listening to associate professor Charles Henry discuss the pros and cons of recycling in his "Introduction...

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16 years 5 months ago

We are completely dependent on energy -- to fuel our cars, to heat our homes, to power the industries that produce our goods. We can't live without it. At the same time, we are providing for our...

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16 years 5 months ago

A group of students has started taking the same grease French fries are cooked in to create a cleaner fuel for diesel engines.

Diesel engines are built to last up to one million miles, so...

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16 years 5 months ago

Shoveler ducks in the gray dusk floated on a pond in the middle of the Union Bay wetlands. Their pond is seasonal and is created by the sinking of the ground and the collection of rainwater and...

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16 years 5 months ago

Erin McKeown worries about what may be in the landfill underneath the Montlake parking lot and intramural sports fields, but she is more concerned that she does not know everything that was once...

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16 years 6 months ago

Every day students park, play and walk on what was Seattle's largest landfill -- a place where household trash and industrial pollutants were mixed with unknown hazardous materials to create a...

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16 years 6 months ago

Its timing coinciding with Earth Day, the UW has changed its recycling program to make it easier for people on campus to recycle their plastic and glass bottles.

Students and faculty will...