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WAHESC Sustainability Conference Applications NOW OPEN

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Want to learn about sustainability and get involved?     CLICK HERE FOR APPLICATION DOWNLOAD: WAHESC Application Bellevue College is taking 12 students to the Washington Higher Education Sustainability Conference! This is an all expenses paid opportunity to network with like-minded individuals, understand how you can make a difference, and bring your knowledge back to campus. …more about WAHESC Sustainability Conference Applications NOW OPEN


Fall Sustainability Series Carries on Through November!

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Fall Sustainability Series Isn’t Over!   Check out what’s to come this November, from biking challenges, to field trips, to documentary screenings- there’s something for everyone! See you there!   November 9: Plan Your Spring Garden hosted by Seattle Tilth November 10: Bullitt Center/Theo Chocolates Field Trip November 16: Cedar Grove Composting Tour Field Trip …more about Fall Sustainability Series Carries on Through November!


Students Take Trip to PSE “Wild Horse Wind and Solar Facility” in Central Washington

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On October 8th as part of The Office of Sustainability’s ongoing Fall Sustainability series, students and staff- led by Amber Nicholson visited Puget Sound Energy’s Wild Horse Wind and Solar Facility and Renewable Energy Center. Set high on a ridge 16 miles east of Ellensburg in Central Washington, the facility’s amenities include a 360 degree …more about Students Take Trip to PSE “Wild Horse Wind and Solar Facility” in Central Washington



Want to Win $$?? Post a Ride in Zimride!!

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September 6 – October 14  automatically enter to win one of four $25 MasterCard Gift Cards by posting a new ride in BC’s private Zimride network!!! What is Zimride? Zimride by BC is an online ride-matching service specifically for BC that easily connects drivers and passengers heading to the same area, making it a great solution for those who …more about Want to Win $$?? Post a Ride in Zimride!!


WAHESC February 2017- Call for Proposals

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WAHESC stands for the Washington Higher Education Sustainability Conference, which is being held February 16 and 17th, 2017 at Gonzaga University in Spokane, Washington. Bellevue College is a contributing co-host this year, and that means we need to be a bigger part of the conference to demonstrate our commitment to sustainability in Washington State and in …more about WAHESC February 2017- Call for Proposals


My First Camping Trip

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My First Camping Trip!   This weekend I set out to plan and execute my first camping trip. I’ve been camping before with my family but I had never planned it all myself. I knew I was in for a bit of a challenge. It was difficult to know where to start. First, was doing …more about My First Camping Trip


Volunteer Opportunity: Washington Conservation Corps.

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VOLUNTEER DESCRIPTION: CrewmemberPositionKingCounty     We are currently recruiting for a year-long position beginning this October 3rd. WCC is an environmental service and job training program for adults between 18 and 25. There are many WCC locations in Washington State and are sponsored by local organizations. We have four crews that work within King County …more about Volunteer Opportunity: Washington Conservation Corps.


What REALLY happens to my recycling?

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There certainly are a lot of skeptics when it comes to waste. Some think it’s just easier to toss everything into the garbage, which then goes directly to landfill, instead of sorting out each individual piece. It can understandably be a pain sometimes, but it’s definitely worth it. That soda can you just put into …more about What REALLY happens to my recycling?