The National Resources Defense Council featured Husky Stadium in its list of ten “Collegiate Game Changers”— athletic programs that excel in green practices.
The University of Washington has become the first university nationally to sign the e-Stewards Enterprise Commitment, a pledge to be globally responsible in recycling electronic equipment.
As a new school year begins, so do the university’s efforts to collect and donate reusable items that might otherwise go to the landfill including books that raise money to fight illiteracy and backpacks donated to Real Change newspaper sellers.
As part of a just-launched pilot, a number of the existing outdoor garbage and recycling cans on Red Square have been will be replaced with high-tech, automated kiosks that collect more types of materials.
UW Recycling and Solid Waste started a Styrofoam recycling program a year ago that is now being expanded campuswide.