Jan. 28, 2019

The University of Washington has been recognized as one of the most sustainable higher education institutions in North America, according to the Sustainability Tracking, Assessment and Rating System (STARS).

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15 years 5 months ago

"I've always kind of been a paper Nazi," said Ryan Jones, a UW junior in physics. "I do everything on recycled paper."

Jones is among those students who take recycling seriously. In fact,...

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15 years 7 months ago

When a fire set by eco-terrorists destroyed most of Merrill Hall in May of 2001, the Center for Urban Horticulture (CUH) lost essential lab and office space used by faculty, staff and more than 40...

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15 years 7 months ago

When you settle in for dinner after a long day of classes, usually the last thing on your mind is the origin of your food. It should probably be one of the first things you consider.

While...

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16 years 6 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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16 years 9 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 10 months 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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17 years 3 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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17 years 3 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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17 years 3 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...