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Princeton Review Score of 99
The Princeton Review – known for its education services helping students choose and get in to colleges – reported its second annual Green Ratings of colleges: a measure of how environmentally friendly the institutions are on a scale of 60 to 99.


Sierra Club Cool Schools Ranked #2
Sierra Magazine judged each institution on eight factors: efficiency, energy, food, academics, purchasing, transportation, waste management and administration. The UW achieved a score of 98 out of 100 points.


 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.


Greenopia Valedictorian
Greenopia, a guide to green living, set out to create a directory of eco-friendly retailers, services, and organizations and conducted extensive research on those listed in the guide.


Recognition for Consistent Leadership in Sustainability, a weblog devoted to the future of design, tracking the innovations in technology, practices and materials that are pushing architecture and home design towards a smarter and more sustainable future.

UWMC Environmental Leadership Award
The Environmental Leadership Award is the premier Award recognizing health care facilities that exemplify environmental excellence and are setting the highest standards for environmental practices and sustainability in health care. This is our most competitive Award.

UW named one of Forbes' "Americas Greenest Colleges"
An attempt to poinpoint the colleges and universities leading in sustainability.

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