Green Energy Fee Program

Western Washington University is now receiving energy from the Skookumchuck Wind Facility as part of Puget Sound Energy’s Green Direct program, a ground-breaking initiative designed to provide PSE corporate and governmental customers the ability to purchase 100 percent of…

Western Washington University is now receiving energy from the Skookumchuck Wind Facility as part of Puget Sound Energy’s Green Direct program, a ground-breaking initiative designed to provide PSE corporate and governmental customers the ability to purchase 100 percent of…

A-1 Builders in Bellingham has been a bicycle-friendly company for years. A decade ago, to mark the company’s 50th anniversary, A-1 built a large covered space for bicycle parking at the downtown Community Food Co-op store.

Now, for its 60th anniversary, A-1 has built a covered community…

The Campus to Compost Green Energy Fee project has begun supplying campus-generated compost to Western Washington University landscaping projects, beginning a closed-loop waste process that will save the university money and reduce its waste stream.

Located at the Facilities Management…

The Green Energy Fee Grant Program at Western Washington University received a record 15 grant applications during the 2014-15 school year. The project funded four student-led projects totaling $61,374, and seven other projects totaling $158,361 will be seeking funding over the summer and into…

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…

Angela Sun, director and executive producer of the documentary film Plastic Paradise: The Great Pacific Garbage Patch, will be on campus Tuesday, May 12, to show the film and hold a discussion and Q&A session.

The event, sponsored by the Green Energy Fee Grant Program, is free…

The second floor of the Wade King Student Recreation Center is a place that’s all about expending energy. But Sean Petersmark, junior and business and sustainability major, recognized the cardio area also has massive potential for energy generation.
This spring, Petersmark and two other…

"Survival Skills for a Small Planet," a sustainability expo set to take place Nov. 13 on the Western Washington University campus, will showcase sustainable options for food, clothing, shelter and transportation.

Expo highlights:

Free local food samples: 10 a.m. to noon…

Western Washington University is on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s list of the nation’s top 30 green energy purchasers in higher education.
Western, which is 19th on the EPA list, annually offsets 100 percent of its electrical consumption from green sources via purchases of…

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