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Earth Week Vendor Call Out!

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Are you a local business? Do you offer locally sourced, organic, vegan, or gluten free products? Are your products hand crafted or unique? Do you offer something that meets ALL of the above? We would love to consider you for our Sustainable Festival on April 19th from 10 am to 2 pm. We are having …more about Earth Week Vendor Call Out!



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

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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!


Oregon Higher Education Sustainability Conference!

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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!




Try a Sustainability Class This Fall!

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Bellevue College offers a number of courses with content emphasizing sustainability and encourages all faculty to integrate sustainability into their programs, courses and sections. For information on how we identify course with sustainability related or sustainability focused content review the definitions and outcomes of Sustainability in the Curriculum at Bellevue College.  For a complete list …more about Try a Sustainability Class This Fall!


I-405 Express Toll Lanes between Bellevue and Lynnwood

The new Flex Pass transponder, for use on the new I-405 Express Toll Lanes this fall, lets drivers switch between the red HOV position, for toll-free travel with three or more persons at peak times; and the green TOLL position, for one- or two-person vehicles to pay to enter the new lanes

This Fall, many students commutes will be affected by changes in WSDOT new I-405 express toll lanes program. How do express toll lanes work? Electronic signs post the toll rate based on destination and automatically adjust depending on traffic congestion. You pay the rate you see upon entering the express toll lanes. As more vehicles …more about I-405 Express Toll Lanes between Bellevue and Lynnwood


New Honda Hybrid on Campus

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Last month Bellevue College purchased a brand new Honda Civic hybrid vehicle to provide more options for BC staff when running errands around campus. Bellevue College already has 4 hybrid Ford trucks, which are used by staff as utility vehicles in making trips around BC. The Honda hybrid boasts impressive gas mileage at 44 mpg …more about New Honda Hybrid on Campus


Another Drop in GHG Emissions

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Each year, Bellevue College reports on its carbon footprint as part of the American College & University Presidents’ Climate Commitment (ACUPCC), ensuring that current and future efforts conserve resources and reduce consumption. Greenhouse Gas (GHG) reporting programs help us better understand where campus greenhouse gas emissions are coming from in order to make more informed policy decisions. …more about Another Drop in GHG Emissions