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October 2015 Monthly Indicators

Date posted: February 1, 2016
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The monthly indicators are as follows:


September 2015 Monthly Indicators

Date posted: December 18, 2015
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BC’s Grounds Crew’s Secret Sustainability Initiative

Date posted: November 30, 2015
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The Office of Sustainability were thrilled to find out about some sustainability ideas being brought to fruition right here on our BC campus. Many students pass by our grounds crew every day; the team with the bright fluorescent vests driving throughout our campus each day. These often-unnoticed faculty in our BC community are humble heroes, …more about BC’s Grounds Crew’s Secret Sustainability Initiative


August 2015 Sustainability Indicators

Date posted: November 30, 2015
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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


BC Ridematch Hosts First Meet & Greet Event

Date posted: May 29, 2015
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Are you having trouble finding a carpool to campus? Do you have friends who would like to carpool? The Office of Sustainability’s Ridematch program challenges students to try alternative transportation or at the least split the costs of commuting to save both time and money. The BC Ridematch site allows students to add themselves to …more about BC Ridematch Hosts First Meet & Greet Event


New Program Manager Amber Nicholson!

Date posted: May 28, 2015
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The Office of Sustainability is excited to announce the addition of a new program manager to our team! The position opened up as Patrick Green transitioned into Deric Gruen’s Sustainability Director position. With Green moving up to the director seat, the program manager seat was empty for most of the year. After a rigorous interviewing …more about New Program Manager Amber Nicholson!


Kelsey Creek Road Bus Lane Changes

Date posted: May 28, 2015
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-Kelsey Creek Road received a few design adjustments this past month. These changes emerged from conversations with King County Metro in Summer 2014. When Metro proposed cutting several routes from the College campus, Metro and the College struck a deal on design adjustments that would improve service and safety. In the end, these changes helped …more about Kelsey Creek Road Bus Lane Changes


Summer Internship Opportunity: The Institute for Policy Studies

Date posted: March 24, 2015
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The Institute for Policy Studies seeks dedicated young folks hungry for systemic transformation to join our Next Leaders Summer Program. Let’s be clear– this isn’t your typical summer internship. The world crisis in governance, economic stability, and ethical guidance demands that we do our best to prepare to secure and sustain a more just, green, …more about Summer Internship Opportunity: The Institute for Policy Studies


I-405 HOV Lanes Become Express Toll Lanes

Date posted: March 24, 2015
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Later this year, express toll lanes will open on I-405 between Bellevue and Lynnwood. I-405 express toll lanes let drivers choose to travel faster by paying a toll to access the HOV lanes. Toll rates will adjust depending on traffic, and drivers will pay the rate they see upon entering the lanes. Tolls can be …more about I-405 HOV Lanes Become Express Toll Lanes