Water


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!



Internship Opportunity: Lake Washington Watershed

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  The Lake Washington Watershed Internship is a year-long program at Mercer Slough Environmental Education Center that assists youths in becoming informed stewards of their local community through mentoring, hands-on learning, habitat restoration and stream monitoring. Youth gain a greater understanding of the world around them while developing teaching and presentation skills, mentoring elementary-aged students …more about Internship Opportunity: Lake Washington Watershed


Community College Leadership – Building Green, Dreaming Big!

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On September 10th, the Office of Sustainability visited Cascadia Community College’s Center for Global Learning and Arts. This building is a cutting-edge, LEED Platinum building, and it signals a high level of commitment to sustainability. Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) is awarded at four levels – Bronze, Silver, Gold, and Platinum. BC’s Office of Sustainability …more about Community College Leadership – Building Green, Dreaming Big!


BYOB: Bring Your Own Bottle!

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They’re finally here! With funds appropriated from the SESF we have installed eight water bottle filling spigots around campus. This victory for the sustainability team will mean a reduction in disposable water bottles, increased accessibility, and a better awareness of the effects plastic bottles have on our earth. Disposable bottles contain toxins, are costly to …more about BYOB: Bring Your Own Bottle!



Water Consumption: Current and Proposed Retrofits

Bellevue College is working with Ameresco Quantum to conduct a campus-wide audit of energy and water resource consumption to identify opportunities for savings as part of the Washington State Energy Services Contracting program. Results of the water audit are now available.  They paint an interesting picture of estimated current and future water consumption under a …more about Water Consumption: Current and Proposed Retrofits