Focus on 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.
- Upcoming Events
- Students: Join CWU's new Sustainability Living Learning Community
- Students are encouraged to learn more about how to get involved in sustainability and climate action efforts on campus.
- Washington Oregon Higher Education Sustainability Conference (WOHESC) To register to attend this conference, please contact Jeff Bousson at Jeffrey.Bousson@cwu.edu.
- New CWU Sustainability Officer Has Big Plans for Upcoming Year
CWU Sustainability News
04/01/2022: CWU Computer Science Students Develop EV Charging App for Ford Motor Company
02/07/2022: CWU to Continue Climate Anxiety Conversation Tuesday
01/27/2022: ‘Field Guide to Climate Anxiety’ Author Will Speak to CWU Community in February
01/18/2022: CWU Researcher Plays Significant Role in International Global Warming Research Project
12/22/2021: CWU Police Expect Tesla Patrol Car to Save on Fuel, Maintenance, and Emissions
11/3/2021: Solar-powered pedals: Solar-powered bike rider swings by CWU
10/28/2021: Sustainability Cafe comes clean with ideas
6/16/2020: CWU Noted as a Tree Campus USA
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
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
10/01/2019: CWU Moves to 100% Tree-Free Paper