Office of Sustainability

On June 9, six Western students of various cultural backgrounds and academic interests will depart for the Cabo Verde Islands to join their pre-matched six University of Cape Verde student partners. Together they will become the Cabo Islands Education Abroad 10-day cultural and environmental…

Join student leaders, staff, and faculty for a discussion of Western’s Sustainability Action Plan (SAP) hosted by the Office of Sustainability at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, May 26.

Established in 2017, the SAP serves as the university’s blueprint to protect local and global ecology, uphold…

The Office of Sustainability is delighted to celebrate Earth Day 2021 with an event at noon on Thursday, April 22. "What Earth Day Offers Us" will provide a look back at the history of Earth Day, a review of what our community is doing now, and a call for everyone to engage in simple,…

In response to the financial hardship imposed by the pandemic and the logistical challenge of campus buildings being closed, a team of Western staff, faculty, and students developed a pop-up pantry program last spring. The pantry provided students who visited campus throughout the spring…

The WWU Office of Sustainability is once again facilitating its Viking Supported Agriculture (VSA) program that connects the campus community to local food producers who deliver boxes of their fresh items directly to campus. You can learn more about the benefits of connecting to farmers and food…

Western's Office of Sustainability is facilitating its Viking Supported Agriculture (VSA) program that connects students, staff, and faculty to farmers who deliver boxes of their farm fresh items, a “farm box,” directly to campus. You can learn more about the benefits of connecting to farmers in…

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Once again this year, Western's Office of Sustainability is facilitating its Viking Supported Agriculture (VSA) program that connects students, staff, and faculty to farmers who deliver boxes of their farm fresh items, a “farm box,” directly to campus. This year, there are…

Western Washington University and its Huxley College of the Environment have joined other higher education institutions across the nation and world in declaring a climate emergency and agreeing to a plan to address the crisis through their work with students.

Sabah Randhawa, president of…

Western’s Viking Supported Agriculture (VSA) Program is now open to all campus members for the 2019 growing season. The VSA program brings together students, staff, and faculty and Whatcom/Skagit County produce and producers. VSA offers you the opportunity to support local farmers in…

Feeling bogged down with clutter? Don’t leave it in the gutter! This move out season, help us divert stuff from landfills and work towards zero waste. Zero Waste Western, a program of the Office of Sustainability, in collaboration with the Campus Community…

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