UW Today

Husky Stadium recognized as ‘Game Changer’ in sustainability

The National Resources Defense Council featured Husky Stadium in its list of ten “Collegiate Game Changers”— athletic programs that excel in green practices.

UW electronics-recycling pledge: Prevent harm to people, environment

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.

When students scram, tons of items find new homes

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.

Dirty to Digital: UW introduces ‘intelligent kiosks for composting, recycling, garbage

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 works to keep Styrofoam out of landfills

UW Recycling and Solid Waste started a Styrofoam recycling program a year ago that is now being expanded campuswide.