Sustainability

Purple, Gold & Green

""Sustainability is a core part of the University of Washington Bothell, and has been since our inception over 20 years ago. Key priorities held during campus construction wove sustainibility deep into the fabric of our ideals and values. As campus expands, we have continued to uphold the committments we made to sustainability and environmental responsibility. 

What is sustainability?

At the University of Washington, we define sustainability as the capacity and commitment to create and maintain healthy, equitable and diverse communities now and into the future. UW Bothell honors their commitment by:

  • Developing an understanding and respect for the interdependence of the atmosphere, the waters, the land, and the Earth's inhabitants
  • Making every effort to use our collective wisdom to act out of that understanding and respect

We need to be stewards of our resources so we don't overshoot our supply and run out as well as ensure that the production, use, and disposal of products is equitable, fair and respectful to all of Earth's inhabitants. This relates to resources such as water, food, energy, waste, materials, and more. This also has to do with coming together as a community to share these resources and find opportunities to find common ground and work toward the health and wellbeing of our community.

Take a deeper dive into the UW Sustainability definition and its clarifications. 

Take a walk on a guided tour of campus and learn more about sustainability at UW Bothell/Cascadia College! 

Click on the images below to learn more about the different aspects of sustainability at UW Bothell.

Mission & Visioncampus at sunset

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Classes & Degreessara simonds green conservatory classroom exterior

Resources

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Get Engagedstudents engaged in environmental work

 

Institutional Membership & Recognition

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     President's Climate Commitment

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Salmon Safe Certification

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