Higher Education CLIMATE ACTION LETTER

Background A Clean Energy Future is Needed for the success of our students” This letter was collaboratively developed by a diverse group of Higher Education Institutions and Second Nature, and released on Dec. 19, 2016. Bellevue College also collaborated, with the letter being signed by interim president Jill Wakefield. The final letter was sent to the new …more about Higher Education CLIMATE ACTION LETTER



Winter Sustainable Foods Ideas

By Whisper St. Christopher Hello Bellevue College! Remember when it snowed for the first time this Winter? All pretty and white, and the air had that lovely cold crispness to it… Perhaps you went out for an evening stroll as the flurries fell down on your shoulders and caught on the fuzzy bits of your …more about Winter Sustainable Foods Ideas



King County Metro now offering free carpool permits at select park and rides

King County Metro now offering free carpool permits at select park and rides Starting February 1, King County Metro Transit will reserve parking spaces at area park-and-rides until 8:30 a.m. each morning for groups of two or more riders who regularly ride the bus, or use park-and-rides to meet a vanpool or other carpool. All …more about King County Metro now offering free carpool permits at select park and rides


WAHESC Sustainability Conference Applications NOW OPEN

Want to learn about sustainability and get involved?     CLICK HERE FOR APPLICATION DOWNLOAD: WAHESC Application Bellevue College is taking 12 students to the Washington Higher Education Sustainability Conference! This is an all expenses paid opportunity to network with like-minded individuals, understand how you can make a difference, and bring your knowledge back to campus. …more about WAHESC Sustainability Conference Applications NOW OPEN



December Indicators

Photo of green plant coming out of the ground with money blossoming and a blue sky behind it

December’s Monthly Indicator’s are as follows:              


Fall Sustainability Series Carries on Through November!

Fall Sustainability Series Isn’t Over!   Check out what’s to come this November, from biking challenges, to field trips, to documentary screenings- there’s something for everyone! See you there!   November 9: Plan Your Spring Garden hosted by Seattle Tilth November 10: Bullitt Center/Theo Chocolates Field Trip November 16: Cedar Grove Composting Tour Field Trip …more about Fall Sustainability Series Carries on Through November!


Students Take Trip to PSE “Wild Horse Wind and Solar Facility” in Central Washington

On October 8th as part of The Office of Sustainability’s ongoing Fall Sustainability series, students and staff- led by Amber Nicholson visited Puget Sound Energy’s Wild Horse Wind and Solar Facility and Renewable Energy Center. Set high on a ridge 16 miles east of Ellensburg in Central Washington, the facility’s amenities include a 360 degree …more about Students Take Trip to PSE “Wild Horse Wind and Solar Facility” in Central Washington