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
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
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
The Sustainability indicators for August 2014 are as follows … * GGE = Gallons of Gas Equivalent
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
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
Bellevue College sent a delegation of 9 students to the annual conference for the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE) in Portland, Oregon. The AASHE Conference provides faculty, staff, and students with an opportunity to explore the latest opportunities in sustainable operations and strategies for solving wicked problems. Students took advantage …more about AASHE Conference: New Opportunities for Bellevue College
The Sustainability indicators for July 2014 are as follows: * GGE = Gallons of Gas Equivalent
Bellevue College and the Puget Sound Regional Council (PSRC) invite you to take the survey below in order to help plan future transportation improvements in the Puget Sound region. The purpose of the survey is to collect feedback from students, faculty, and staff on day-to-day travel in the area: how we travel, where we go, …more about Inform Transportation and Commuting – Enter to Win an iPad!
What does it mean for food to be sustainable? Sustainable foods encompass many different topics including Organic Local Food systems Fair-Trade Personal Health Agriculture Ecologically and ethically responsible Humane treatment of animals Eliminating harmful chemicals & pesticides How is Bellevue College getting involved with sustainable foods? Bellevue College’s Sustainable Foods …more about Join the Sustainable Foods Group at BC!