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BC’s Campus Op’s Get LEED Certified With New Tornado & Sonitaire Vacuums!

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This Spring Bellevue College’s campus op’s & custodial crew were re-armored with all new vacuum cleaners; including LEED certified Sanitaire uprights & Tornado backpack harness vacuums. The switch comes as the previous vacuum cleaners were deteriorating- containing no filters and outdated vacuum-bag attachments. BC’s custodial team have now moved towards two excellent models. Tornado backpack’s boast …more about BC’s Campus Op’s Get LEED Certified With New Tornado & Sonitaire Vacuums!


BC Cares Day 2016 Park Clean Up

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Join us for a BC Volunteer Event! When: Saturday May 21 9 am to 12 pm! Where: Robinswood Park at 2430 148th Ave SE, Bellevue Why: Because BC Cares! Come and help clean up Robinswood park and make our neighbourhood beautiful. All tools will be provided. Check out the poster here for more info! BC …more about BC Cares Day 2016 Park Clean Up



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!


Volunteer Opportunity: Seattle Tilth Master Composter

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Become a Master Recycler Composter this spring! Are you passionate about the environment and want to make a positive change in your community? Concerned about climate change, but don’t know how to help? Seattle Tilth offers three programs that empower community members to do just that! Gain expertise in food waste prevention, composting and recycling, resource conservation and …more about Volunteer Opportunity: Seattle Tilth Master Composter


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!


BC’s Grounds Crew’s Secret Sustainability Initiative

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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