Sustainable Action Fund Grant Program

RECycling Your Power, funded by the Sustainable Action Fund at Western Washington University, has challenged members of the Western Washington University cycling team to see who can produce the most wattage. The challenge will take place from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 25.

The SORTS team at Western Washington University will be auditing campus waste from 2 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 25, in Red Square.

The SORTS project was created to increase the diversion of compostable and recyclable materials on campus through the placement of four, four-part…

Every year, dozens of students, staff and faculty at Western Washington University work with the Sustainable Action Fund Grant Program to help Western achieve its sustainability goals. From 4 to 6 p.m. on Wednesday, May 18, in the Academic Instructional Center Skybridge…

Electric bikes are now available for commuting or university business. Thanks to a Sustainable Action Fund grant, three Viking eBikes (electric assist bicycles) are available to students, faculty and staff for loan periods ranging from one hour up to an academic quarter.

Those…

Four power-producing bicycles were installed in the Wade King Student Recreation Center this past week, thanks to the student-initiated grant project, RECycling Your Power, funded by a Sustainable Action Fund grant.

The project purchased two upright bikes and two recumbent…

Bellingham has been ranked No. 1 for cleanest metropolitan areas in the United States for ozone air pollution.

However, when walking through this gorgeous city it’s not hard to notice the scattered debris. Cans and bottles, cigarette butts, and just plain trash can be seen anywhere.…

Have you ever been curious how to fix a bike tire flat, adjust a derailleur or make your brakes tighter?

Several 30-minute Fix-It workshops are planned for spring quarter to help riders keep their bicycles in tip-top shape, learn how to fix common issues and gain a foundational…

Bicycles are joyful, efficient transportation machines—especially the new electric-assist cargo trike that recently arrived on campus.  With an electric motor, 400wh battery, and a spacious locking cargo box, this is no ordinary trike.  Now that winter quarter has begun, student…

Students, musicians and community members use the Concert Hall in the Performing Arts Center (PAC) on a daily basis. As a result, its lights stay on for most of the day, giving off large amounts of heat while continuously using energy. A few Western students are trying to change that, however.…

The student-funded Green Energy Fee Grant Program is now the Sustainable Action Fund Grant Program. The change, proposed and approved by students during the 2015 Associated Students Elections, continues the innovative legacy of the Green Energy Fee and supports a broad definition of…

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