Another Drop in GHG Emissions

Date posted: January 23, 2015
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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


It’s Time to Carpool! Meet Drivers and Riders near you with BC Ridematch

Date posted: January 13, 2015
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The new quarter is quickly approaching and it’s going to be busy at Bellevue College! Rid yourself of stressful mornings stuck in traffic and pad your pocket with extra cash by using BC RideMatch to link up with other students and staff to form carpools and vanpools! With over $1500 in cash incentives this quarter …more about It’s Time to Carpool! Meet Drivers and Riders near you with BC Ridematch


September 2014 Sustainability Indicators

Date posted: January 5, 2015
See the most recent Sustainability Indicators.

The Sustainability indicators for September 2014 are as follows: * GGE = Gallons of Gas Equivalent


Bellevue College Receives the “Champion of Sustainability Award”

Date posted: December 16, 2014
Ray White receives the Champions of Sustainability Award on behalf of Bellevue College at Quest Field with a group of other recipients.

McKinstry, an energy consulting firm, has awarded Bellevue College with a Champion of Sustainability award! Bellevue College, alongside several higher education institutions, was given the award in November at Quest Field. The Champions of Sustainability program recognizes institutions who are taking a forward-looking approach to innovative energy and waste reduction in the built environment, which …more about Bellevue College Receives the “Champion of Sustainability Award”


Business Majors Enlightened by Sustainability Conference

Date posted: November 27, 2014
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Last month’s AASHE conference in Portland really got me thinking about our current systems and how many American’s ideologies and habits make mobilizing a strong sustainability movement very tough. Being surrounded by people who are educated and well aware of the environmental realities our planet is facing, I found myself thinking about these problems and why …more about Business Majors Enlightened by Sustainability Conference


The Art of Mushroom Hunting

Date posted: November 26, 2014
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Fall can be a dull and depressing time of the year for folks in the Northwest. The unrelenting rains and dreary days would drive me into a life of perpetual pajamas and serious Stargate binges (underrated) until the snowflakes started falling. But I come before you today with good news. When the world grows dark …more about The Art of Mushroom Hunting


Simple, Sustainable Holidays: BC Employees Share Ideas

Date posted: November 26, 2014
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The holidays are here! It’s easy to get caught up in holiday “busy-ness.” Traveling, cooking, shopping, hosting, cleaning… it all adds up! And not just at home. The EPA estimates that “1 million extra tons of trash each year,” result from the winter holiday season. Sustainability polled members of the Captains of Sustainability to know …more about Simple, Sustainable Holidays: BC Employees Share Ideas


August 2014 Sustainability Indicators

Date posted: November 20, 2014
See the most recent Sustainability Indicators.

The Sustainability indicators for August 2014 are as follows … * GGE = Gallons of Gas Equivalent


This Changes Everything by Naomi Klein- Student Discussions

Date posted: November 12, 2014
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Beginning November 13, BC students will be meeting in room A208 to read and discuss Naomi Klein’s latest book This Changes Everything. In This Changes Everything Naomi Klein argues that climate change isn’t just another issue to be neatly filed between taxes and health care. It’s an alarm that calls us to fix an economic system …more about This Changes Everything by Naomi Klein- Student Discussions


Consider Sustainability this Winter

Date posted: November 3, 2014
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As Fall midterms finish up, many students are getting closer to their registration for classes this winter. Many friends and fellow classmates of mine are still trying to find out what they want to pursue, others thought they knew but found themselves digging deeper into majors and programs they aren’t passionate about. The tough economy …more about Consider Sustainability this Winter