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A- on the Green Report Card
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 contrast to the academic focus on sustainability in research and teaching, the Report Card examines colleges and universities, as institutions, through the lens of sustainability.

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UW Housing & Food Services Recycler of the Year Award
University of Washington Housing and Food Services was recognized as Recycler of the Year for overcoming significant barriers to expand residence hall recycling.

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Grand Award for Green Cleaning
UW Custodial Services was awarded the Green Cleaning Award from American School and University in the University category.

Commuter Challenge Diamond Award

Commuter Challenge Diamond Award
The goal of the Diamond Awards is to publicly recognize those local businesses and employee transportation coordinators that regularly go “above and beyond” when it comes to providing trip reduction programs to employees. Commuter Challenge showcases effective employee transportation programs in the King County region.

Best Workplaces for Commuters

Best Workplaces for Commuters
Best Workplaces for Commuters (BWC) is an innovative membership program that provides qualified employers with national recognition and an elite designation for offering outstanding commuter benefits, such as free or low cost bus passes and vanpool fares and strong telework programs.

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Environmental Leadership Circle Award Practice Green health
UW Medical Center’s Tim Nguyen, manager of Waste Operations, and Sheila Lockwood, Environmental Health and Safety, accepted in May UWMC’s second consecutive Environmental Leadership Award from Practice Green health.

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UW named one of Forbes' "America's Greenest Colleges"

2016-2015 Awards
2015-2016 Awards
2014-2015 Awards
2013-2014 Awards
2012-2013 Awards
2011-2012 Awards
2010-2011 Awards
2009-2010 Awards
2008-2009 Awards
2007-2008 Awards
2006-2007 Awards
2005-2006 Awards