November 26, 2012

UW has strongest sustainability performance in the Pac-12

By Kathleen Dannenhold

UW “Smart Cans” that include a composting option are among the items scored in a rating of campus sustainability efforts

After submitting an assessment of its sustainability practices to the two-year-old Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System this fall, the UW received a gold rating, giving it the highest score among the nine Pac-12 universities that decided to assess themselves. Information was gathered by the Environmental Stewardship and Sustainability Office and graduate students with the UW’s Environmental Management Certificate Program.

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