The University of Washington earned several sustainability honors in the 2017 Sustainable Campus Index, published by the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE). UW was the second-rated university in both transportation and food & dining, and the sixth-best doctoral institution overall.
UW Sustainability report
UW Sustainability recently released its 2017 report. The UW Sustainability report highlights UW Sustainability programs and key achievements for sustainability across the University of Washington.
Thank you to everyone who joined us at the Intellectual House in October for the Sustainability Fair, or attended any of the other events during the SustainableUW Festival. The festival celebrated sustainability efforts and leadership across the UW, highlighted by the Sustainability Fair.
Relive the event with our 2017 Sustainability Fair photo gallery.
We invite you to make a personal commitment by pledging to take small everyday steps which can add up to a big impact. Choose which options make sense for you in each category, and help UW go green!
The Washington & Oregon Higher Education Sustainability Conference (WOHESC) will be held at Portland State University on February 6-8, 2018. The regional conference will promote a "local" focus, with dialogue specifically addressing issues in the Pacific Northwest. Several UW faculty and staff will present during the conference. To get 30% off conference registration use the promotional code UWSUSTAINABILITY.
Before you take a well-deserved break or leave town for the upcoming holidays, don't forget to Power Down your workspace or home! Save energy and money by following a few simple tips, like making sure to turn out all lights and unplug equipment before you leave.
See more tips at green.uw.edu/power-down