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October 31, 2018

UW Bothell Sustainability Award in Facilities Management

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UW Bothell received the 2017 Sustainability Award in Facilities Management from APPA, the professional organization for educational facilities managers. Source: UW Bothell


Practice GreenHealth Top 25 Environmental Excellence Award

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The University of Washington Medical Center and Harborview Medical Center were selected for Practice GreenHealth’s 2017 Top 25 Environmental Excellence Award. The award recognizes the top 25 health care facilities across the U.S. that best exemplify environmental excellence. Source: Practice GreenHealth


League of American Bicyclists Bicycle-Friendly Universities

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The League of American Bicyclists named the UW a gold-level bike-friendly university, one of just 12 schools nationwide to earn a gold or platinum rating. The rating is valid from 2014 to 2018. Source: UW News


BestColleges.com Greenest Universities

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The UW earned the No. 5 ranking on the 2017 BestColleges.com Greenest Universities List. Source: BestColleges.com


2019 STARS rating

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The UW was recognized as one of the most sustainable higher education institutions in North America according to the Sustainability Tracking, Assessment and Rating System (STARS). The UW received a gold rating, with a score of 77.18 percent. This is the third time the UW has received a gold rating and the first time the…


August 14, 2018

2019 Princeton Review Green Honor Roll

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The UW was named to the Princeton Review’s 2019 Green Honor Roll. This is the eighth year in a row the UW has been named to the honor roll, as well as the seventh consecutive year the UW has received a perfect 99 rating. Source: UW Sustainability


August 14, 2017

2017 Environmental Excellence Awards

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In 2017, UW Medical Center and Harborview received the Top 25 Environmental Excellence Award from Practice Greenhealth. This is the 11th consecutive year for UW Medical Center and 6th for Harborview to receive this top honor. Source: UW Sustainability


November 8, 2016

2016 Green Fleet Awards

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The University of Washington earned the No. 17 spot on 100 Best Fleets’ 2016 Green Fleet Awards, which ranked fleets across North America. Source: 100 Best Fleets


September 10, 2015

2015 USG NACDA Sustainability Award

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The National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics (NACDA) and USG Corporation named the University of Washington as the winner of the inaugural USG NACDA Sustainability Award. The UW received the award for its work on the Husky Stadium renovation. Source: NACDA