Washington State Recycling Association 36th Annual Conference: Apply Now!

Date posted: February 1, 2016

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!

Earth Week is Back!

Date posted: February 1, 2016

It’s approaching that time of year again- Earth Week is here! In the spirit of environmental literacy, the Office of Sustainability, Environmental Advisory Committee (EAC), and Sustainability and Science Association (SSA),  are sponsoring the seventeenth annual Earth Week – a week of lectures, demonstrations, information booths, prizes, videos, and music! In order to make it happen though, WE …more about Earth Week is Back!

September 2015 Monthly Indicators

Date posted: December 18, 2015
Photo of green plant coming out of the ground with money blossoming and a blue sky behind it

August 2015 Sustainability Indicators

Date posted: November 30, 2015
See the most recent Sustainability Indicators.

The monthly indicators are as follows:

I-405 HOV Lanes Become Express Toll Lanes

Date posted: March 24, 2015
traffic jam

Later this year, express toll lanes will open on I-405 between Bellevue and Lynnwood. I-405 express toll lanes let drivers choose to travel faster by paying a toll to access the HOV lanes. Toll rates will adjust depending on traffic, and drivers will pay the rate they see upon entering the lanes. Tolls can be …more about I-405 HOV Lanes Become Express Toll Lanes

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

Is English Ivy Bad?

Date posted: April 8, 2014
English Ivy on a Tree

According to some, English Ivy is a problem and Bellevue College has it growing on campus. Do we really have a problem or not with English Ivy?

Commission Questions PSE Coal Plan

Date posted: February 14, 2014
Coal Free PSE Washington State image logo

On Thursday Feb. 6th, the Utilities and Transportation Commission requested that Puget Sound Energy reconsider keeping the Coalstrip Coal-fired power plant online, following comments by Bellevue College, the Sierra Club, and thousands of area residents.

Climate Action Plan Progress Report

Date posted: January 21, 2014
2013 Second Nature Climate Leadership Award

Bellevue College has made substantial progress on our 2010 Climate Action Plan and sustainability more broadly through Energy, Transportation, Waste and Education.

Another Drop in GHG Emissions

Date posted: January 17, 2014

Each year, Bellevue College’s Office of Sustainability provides Greenhouse Gas (GHG) reports to the campus community. For the fiscal year 2012-2013, Bellevue College’s net emissions were an important step towards achieving climate neutrality.