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CWU Sustainability

CWU's Science I Building.  Mt. Stuart and wind turbines can be seen in the background.

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. 

CWU Sustainability News

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

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 

Upcoming Events

Note: CWU events have been affected by COVID-19 precautions and most have been canceled or moved online.

April 15th, 3pm, SURC 137: Spring Sustainability Cafe  (RSVP here) (moved online)

April 22nd, 11-1:30pm, SURC 137: Earth Day fair and celebration (canceled)

Spring Quarter 2020: volunteer at the Wildcat Neighborhood Farm 


Want to get involved with Sustainability efforts on campus? Click here.

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