CWU strives to create a positive impact that extends beyond campus, inspiring the next generation of leaders to effect meaningful change in the world.

Explore Sustainability at CWU

Through research, education, and community engagement, CWU communicates a deep understanding of environmental challenges and the importance of sustainable solutions to our students.

Sustainability Fast Facts

Learn about what CWU has accomplished in terms of sustainability.

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LEED Building Tours

Tour our LEED Buildings at CWU!

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About Us

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Waste Minimization

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Buildings & Grounds

Discover the variety of LEED Certified Buildings at CWU,

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Sustainability at CWU

More Information About Sustainability Initiatives in Auxiliary Enterprises

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Get Involved

More Information About Get Involved in Sustainability Efforts at CWU

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CWU Climate Change Action Plan Event Series

Calling all students, staff, and faculty to share input and feedback as Central Washington University develops its first-ever, campus-wide Climate Change Action Plan!

Are you not a climate or sustainability expert but want to learn more about the opportunities to decarbonize our campus and address climate change? Excellent! This event series will be a great opportunity for everyone to participate in the climate change planning process, provide feedback, and learn more about the sustainability initiatives occurring on campus!

This multi-part series is committed to building a climate change strategic action plan for the University. Light food and refreshments will be provided during each event. Contact Jeff Bousson ( for more information.

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.

Sustainability Announcements

CWU News

CWU Business faculty dedicated to helping small-town small businesses grow

November 29, 2023


Sponsors needed for annual CWU President's Holiday Gift Project

November 29, 2023


CWU Teacher Academies ambassador visits the White House

November 27, 2023


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