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Washington State Recycling Association 36th Annual Conference: Apply Now!

Date posted: February 1, 2016
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APPLICATIONS DUE BY FEBRUARY 29TH MIDNIGHT.     Student Scholarships WSRA invites students interested in the recycling industry to apply for scholarships to attend our 36th Annual Conference and Trade Show as a part of our Student Guest Program! May 15-18, 2016 Wenatchee Convention Center | Wenatchee, WA With the support from our generous sponsors, …more about Washington State Recycling Association 36th Annual Conference: Apply Now!


October 2015 Monthly Indicators

Date posted: February 1, 2016
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Earth Week is Back!

Date posted: February 1, 2016
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It’s approaching that time of year again- Earth Week is here! In the spirit of environmental literacy, the Office of Sustainability, Environmental Advisory Committee (EAC), and Sustainability and Science Association (SSA),  are sponsoring the seventeenth annual Earth Week – a week of lectures, demonstrations, information booths, prizes, videos, and music! In order to make it happen though, WE …more about Earth Week is Back!


Oregon Higher Education Sustainability Conference!

Date posted: January 11, 2016
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Interested in sustainability? Want to learn more and become a voice for sustainability on campus? Apply to go to the Oregon Higher Education Sustainability Conference (OHESC). The Office of Sustainability is accepting applications for students to go to Lane Community College in Eugene, Oregon February 3 to 5th (leave on the 3rd in the afternoon, return on the 5th in the afternoon). All …more about Oregon Higher Education Sustainability Conference!


September 2015 Monthly Indicators

Date posted: December 18, 2015
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August 2015 Sustainability Indicators

Date posted: November 30, 2015
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July 2015 Sustainability Indicators

Date posted: October 30, 2015
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Cinema Days: “Economics of Happiness”

Date posted: October 30, 2015
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What makes us happy? Is money the best measurement or happiness? As part of the ongoing Fall Social Justice series, The Office of Sustainability are proud to present 2011’s hit documentary “The Economics of Happiness” directed by Helena Norberg-Hodge, Steven Gorelick, and John Page. The film aligns with the core missions of The Office of …more about Cinema Days: “Economics of Happiness”


Cigarette Recycling at Bellevue College

Date posted: October 30, 2015
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With over 4.5 trillion of these littered each year, they can be found just about everywhere we look. What are they? Cigarette butts. When cigarette butts end up on our sidewalks and in our parks, waterways, oceans, and even landfills, they can cause serious damage to water and soil quality as well as wildlife. They leach …more about Cigarette Recycling at Bellevue College


Fall 2015 Social Justice Events

Date posted: September 25, 2015
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There are great events and programs scheduled this Fall Quarter at Bellevue College. Bellevue College is an open access institution, and practices a mission to provide education to all students who seek it. Inviting and retaining students requires that Bellevue College address the emerging challenges that limit the futures of the student population. Departments and …more about Fall 2015 Social Justice Events