CWU Sustainability

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 Sustainability News

2022 Archive:

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

2021 Archive:

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

2020 Archive:

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

2019 Archive:

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