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CWU Sustainability

Central Washington University identifies maximizing sustainability as an important objective in its strategic plan. This includes reducing CWU’s environmental impact and improving resource use efficiency, which inherently includes environmental, social and economic aspects of sustainability. 

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Winter Quarter Cafe: Wednesday, January 26th, 2022, 3:00-4:30pm, SURC 137A/B. 

CWU Sustainability News

2021

11/3/2021: Solar-powered pedals: Solar-powered bike rider swings by CWU

10/28/2021: Sustainability Cafe comes clean with ideas

10/1/2021: CWU Accessibility Studies Program Makes Access A Priority

9/28/2021: CWU Hires New Associate Dean of Access and Equity

8/18/2021: Ellensburg Makes CWU Wind Research a Breeze

6/15/2021: Student-led Projects Tap Into CWU’s Ongoing Focus on Sustainability

5/24/2021: FlixBus Resumes Service from East of Cascades to Puget Sound Area

5/5/2021: CWU Dining Services Joins Menus of Change University Research Collaborative

4/27/2021: Governor Inslee Promotes Energy Innovation During Roundtable at CWU

4/27/2021: CWU Alumna Leads Native Species Planting Event on Earth Day

2020

11/30/2020: CWU Health Sciences Facility Reaches the Halfway Point to Completion

11/3/2020: CWU Research Looks to Recycled Glass to Make Concrete Greener

10/30/2020: Volunteers get their hands dirty restoring local waterways

10/29/2020: CWU Hosts Tree Campus Higher Education Service Learning Project

10/29/2020: Food Donations from The Farm, CWU Dining Services Help People in Need

10/21/2020: State of the University Address Highlights Sustainability Accomplishments 

6/16/2020: CWU Noted as a Tree Campus USA

6/16/2020: Central Washington University Celebrates a Belated Arbor Day 2020

5/28/2020: CWU Celebrates Sustainability, Names Sustainability Champions

04/27/2020: Earth Day Fair held in online webinar

02/19/2020: Ellensburg Recycles and Here’s How

02/13/2020: CWU Named a 2019 Tree Campus USA

01/02/2020: New Sustainability Coordinator starts January 2nd

2019

11/20/2019: FlixBus Offers CWU Students, Community a Sustainable, Affordable Way to Trave

10/16/2019: President Gaudino sets goal to reduce campus carbon footprint by 5% in five years

10/10/2019: Central Washington University continues focus on sustainability

10/7/2019: CWU emphasizing its sustainability practices campus-wide

Fall 2019: CWU Moves to 100% Tree-Free Paper 

 

 

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