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July 31, 2018

Husky Habits | #21 – Walking, Biking, and Bussing, OH MY!

  Choosing to take the bus is definitely a more efficient and environmentally-friendly alternative to driving alone in your own vehicle, but walking and biking are other transportation options that have even more health, economic and environmental benefits! Regular exercise is encouraged for good health, and walking and biking are great ways to work out…


July 30, 2018

Husky Habits | #20 – Walk About

It’s important to take breaks from work throughout the day. If time permits, consider taking a walk outside to enjoy our beautiful campus and the summer sun– it’s a great way to get some extra activity and fresh air. Here are a few UW walking tours for you to consider: Brockman Memorial Tree Tour Campus…


July 25, 2018

Go Dawgs! Wednesday | UW Farm

A little-known fact about UW is that we have our own student-run farm! The 1.5-acre urban vegetable space provides UW Dining Halls, the University District Food Bank and community members with fresh and organically grown vegetables, herbs and flowers. The UW Farm also plays an important role in education. During weekly volunteer hours, the Farm…


July 16, 2018

Husky Habits | #19 – Develop a Family Emergency Plan

If disaster were to strike, would you and your family be ready? Many of us Huskies have disaster and/or business continuity plans here at the UW, but making a family emergency plan is a very important step in increasing disaster resiliency too. Take time to meet with your family or those you live with to…


July 11, 2018

Go Dawgs! Wednesday | Stadium Diversion

It’s been an exciting year at Husky Stadium. Not only did our football team finish the season undefeated at home, but 82 percent of the stadium’s waste was diverted from the landfill: its highest diversion rate ever! UW Athletics has been working to grow this number each year since the stadium’s renovation in 2013. How…


July 9, 2018

Husky Habits | #18 – Bike Share Here, There and Everywhere

Whether you’d like to commute to campus by bike or just take a quick ride around the city, Seattle’s bike sharing programs are a great way to get out there and get riding. You can pick up the yellow, orange, and green bikes from anywhere on campus or around Seattle, using a mobile app to…


July 4, 2018

Go Dawgs! Wednesday | UW Medical Center

A big congratulations to the UW Medical Center for receiving the Practice GreenHealth Excellence Award! This honor is given to the top 25 hospitals in the United States for their dedication to prioritizing sustainability and innovation in their programs. The UW Medical Center earned this recognition for their deep commitment to integrating sustainability into their…


June 29, 2018

GoodBiz Contributor | Zander Lyskin

Meet Zander, one of our GoodBiz interns!  Hello! I’m Zander Lyskin, a junior majoring in entrepreneurship. I’m excited to work with UW Sustainability as the GoodBiz blogger and get to learn how UW and its affiliates are practicing good business by reducing their environmental impact and creating inclusive workspaces. As the GoodBiz blogger, it is my job…


GoodBiz Contributor | Sydney Solis

Meet Sydney, one of our GoodBiz interns!  Hello friends! My name is Sydney Solis and I’m stoked to be on the UW Sustainability team as a GoodBiz blogging intern. I’m double degreeing in Business and Community, Environment, and Planning (CEP), as well as doing the Spanish track of the International Business Certificate, all in the…


June 23, 2018

Husky Habits | #17 – Reduce Food Waste

When you think of pollution, you likely think of car exhaust, industry fumes, and plastic litter. But do you ever think of food waste? Not many of us do, but with nearly a third of all food produced for human consumption wasted, it’s actually a significant contributor to world greenhouse gas emissions. Much of this…


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