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CWU Sustainability

Upcoming Events

2021-2022 Sustainability Cafes: SURC 137A/B. 

  • Winter Quarter Cafe: Wednesday, January 26th, 2022, 3:00-4:30pm
  • Spring Quarter Cafe: Wednesday, April 13th, 2022, 3:00-4:30pm


CWU Hosts A Field Guide to Climate Anxiety Book Club


Do you feel overwhelmed, anxious, powerless, and hopeless when you think about the scope and scale of the climate crisis? Then join us in reading and discussing Sarah Jaquette Ray's book A Field Guide to Climate Anxiety: How to Keep Your Cool on a Warming Planet. A full text e-book can be downloaded from CWU Libraries

  • Tuesday, February 1st, 12pm-1pm, Zoom or Samuelson 103: author Sarah Jaquette Ray joins us for a virtual discussion of her book

  • Tuesday, February 8th, 12pm-1pm, Zoom or Samuelson 103: we discuss the book in greater detail and identify small scale actions that support the larger global movement for climate action 


    Past Events



    Tuesday, November 11th: The SunPedal Ride visits CWU

    Saturday, October 30th: Plant Trees with SLICE

    Wednesday, October 27thSustainability Fair

    Saturday, October 23rdFarm & Garden Work Party w/ the Wildcat Neighborhood Farm & SLICE

    Wednesday, October 20thFall Quarter Cafe

    Saturday, October 16thHelp Restore Wilson Creek @ CWU

    Saturday, October 16thFarm & Garden Work Party w/ the Wildcat Neighborhood Farm & SLICE

    Saturday, October 9th: Farm & Garden Work Party w/ the Wildcat Neighborhood Farm & SLICE

    Wednesday, October 6thEnergy Efficiency Day with Puget Sound Energy

    Wednesday, May 19th, 3-4pm: Sustainability Champions Awards Celebration and Sustainability End-of-Year Celebration (on Zoom)

    Wednesday, May 12th, 11am-1pm: WAHESC Sustainability at Home webinar (video recording)

    Wednesday, April 21st, 3-4:30pm: Spring Quarter Sustainability Cafe (on Zoom)

    April 19th-23rd: CWU Earth Week celebrations

    April 29 to April 30: support student sustainability projects during #GiveCentral 2021

      January 27: Winter Quarter Sustainability Cafe (on Zoom) 


      November 6: Harnessing the potential of used glass, locally  (Zoom recording, passcode: =P2+!+0U )

      October 29: Tree Campus Higher Education -- Service Learning Project 

      September 30: Fall Quarter Sustainability Cafe (on Zoom)

      September 7: Sustainability Tour of Campus (on wheels)

      September 7: visit the CWU Sustainability booth at the Service Fair

      September 8: BYOCoffee at the Wildcat Neighborhood Farm

      September 8: Sustainability @ CWU (on Zoom)

      Month of May: May Cycling Challenge

      May 27: Sustainability Cafe End-of-Year Celebration, 3pm, Zoom call 

      April 29: WAHESC Digital Earth Day Seminars: Taking Action for Climate Change Solutions (view recording)

      April 24: National Arbor Day celebration

      April 22: CWU Earth Week celebrations

      April 21: Earth Day in Ellensburg: Celebrating Community Sustainability Initiatives (view recording)

      April 15: Spring Sustainability Cafe (on Zoom)

      Spring Quarter 2020: volunteer at the Wildcat Neighborhood Farm

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