14-15: Environmental Sustainability

Smart Trips and Western Washington University Sustainability partnered up to organize a picnic bike ride from Red Square on Western Washington University’s Bellingham campus to the Fairhaven Farmer’s market at noon on Wednesday, June 24.

This leisurely bike ride was organized…

Smart Trips is bringing cool bikes—including a stylish e-bike—for a picnic ride at noon Wednesday, June 24. Come as you are, no special clothes required.

The ride will proceed leisurely from Red Square to the Fairhaven Farmers Market. Bring a brown bag lunch or buy something…

A group of Western Washington University students took their desire for change to Old Main June 3 and 4, participating in a 24-hour sit-in to ask the Western Foundation Board of Directors to reconsider its decision to invest in fossil fuels.

The protest started at noon on June 3 and…

Western alumna Katherine Frankhauser visited Western Washington University's Bellingham campus Thursday, May 21, to demonstrate electric bicycles and to talk about bike-sharing programs.

The bikes were from Frankhauser's company, Spark Mobility. Spark Mobility…

Western Washington University and the City of Bellingham will once again partner on a year-end event to help students sort their unwanted materials generated from moving out.

Bins for reusable household items, clothing, non-perishable food, recyclable materials, and landfill waste…

You probably know that Western Washington University's nationally acclaimed Huxley College of the Environment is one of the oldest environmental colleges in the nation and a recognized leader in producing the next generation of environmental professionals and stewards.

But how much do you…

Periodically, Western Today is reaching out to Western Washington University faculty and staff to get their expertise on topics of interest to the community. Tentatively, we're calling this Western Today Q&A, but if you have a better idea, please let us know in the comments or send us a note…

Western alumna Katherine Frankhauser will be on Western Washington University's Bellingham campus from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday, May 21, to demonstrate electric bicycles.

The bikes, from Frankhauser's company Spark Mobility, will be in the Rec Center Plaza.

Spark…

Bike to Work and School Day is Friday, May 15.

Those who cycle or walk to work or school may stop by the many community celebration stations on the way to receive free goodies and positive encouragement. Two stations will be set up at Western Washington University from 6:45 a.m. to 10:30…

The Green Energy Fee Grant Program will present its annual project showcase from 4 to 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 13, in the Miller Hall Collaborative Space.

Ten student teams have been working hard to formulate new and innovative sustainability projects for campus. At the event, they'll…

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