Want to know what what is new for the Bellevue College Garden including the Winter Quarter Seminars with topics like: Garden Planning and the Real Dirt on Dirt, Micro-greens and Massive Nutrition and more!
On December 11th, King County Metro held an open house at Bellevue City Hall to discuss proposed service cuts related to a funding shortfall. The meeting allowed the opportunity for one-on-one dialogue with the Metro transit planners that assess data and make key decisions on where routes go and how often. The Associated Student Government …more about Out In Force at Metro Open House
It’s that time of year again…. New Years. At the stroke of midnight millions of people all around the world will say goodbye to another year and immediately start thinking about how they want to live in the new one. When the first moments of 2014 present themselves to you, try thinking about making changes to live in a …more about Bring Sustainability Into Your New Year!
The results are in, faculty members teach sustainability! Most Faculty Interested in Teaching or Already Teaching Sustainability Concepts, in all Academic Divisions. In Spring and Fall of 2013 Sustainability at Bellevue College surveyed faculty about the use of sustainability concepts in curriculum across campus. Of the 198 who responded to the survey which included an …more about Survey Says: Faculty Teach Sustainability
\What’s new in BC’s Sustainable Business Program? We just completed a site visit and college career fair at Eastlake High School (approximately 1500 students attended) and we had great conversations about both Bellevue College and the Sustainable Business Program. We have a new look! Look for our new logo (above) on new brochures, posters and …more about See Whats NEW…
On Friday November 15th, Sustainability at Bellevue College visited the Bullitt Center, the world’s greenest commercial building. Arriving around 11:00 a.m. we were greeted by the Bullitt Center’s Program Coordinator, Deborah Sigler, who works for both Bullitt center and the University of Washington Integrated Design Lab. Beginning with an introduction of the buildings history and …more about New Possibilities in Green Building Design
Do you have an electric car? Are you driving to Bellevue College? Now you can charge your car while you’re parked at Bellevue College. Bellevue College recently installed two electric vehicle chargers in the parking garage, located across from the L Building. Electric car owners can now charge their cars at these chargers. These …more about Charge Your Electric Car on Bellevue College Campus
Students of non-sustainability courses can earn $100 for applying concepts of sustainability in new and creative ways. What is it? Sustainability grows in the marketplace; however, many courses lack space for sustainability concepts in syllabi. Driven students occasionally use open-ended assignments for learning about sustainability, and the Sustainable Assignment Grant awards students who go the …more about Want to Earn $100? Research sustainability in your course – See details
The Winter 2014 Bellevue College Sustainability class list is out. Now you can not only look for a course that is part of the Business Sustainable Practices program but you will also be able to take many more courses that have sustainability topics worked into the curriculum through our Sustainability Curriculum Committee! Winter 2014 Courses …more about Look What Is New in Winter 2014!
The numbers for JULY 2013 are as follows: MAIN CAMPUS Electricity: Savings -$774 2012 | 925,969 kWh 2013 | 937,153 kWh Natural Gas: Savings: -$2,534 2012 | 7,495 therms 2013 | 10,214 therms Water: Savings: $577 2012 | 1,434 ccf 2013 |1,316 ccf Waste: Savings: -$814 2012 | 14 tons 2013 | 19 tons NORTH CAMPUS Electricity: Savings: -$40 2012 …more about July 2013 Sustainability Numbers