URGENT: Student Government Environmental and Social Rep Position OPEN

The ASG Environmental and Social Responsibility Representative position has recently opened up mid-year! This is a rare opportunity to get some paid sustainability experience for a short period of time (until June 30th, 2017), and get to work on important tasks like Earth Week in April and chair the Student Environmental Sustainability Fund! The ASG Environmental and …more about URGENT: Student Government Environmental and Social Rep Position OPEN

Summer 2014 SESF Awards: Funding Sustainability for Student Growth

Student Environmental Sustainability Fund (SESF) Logo

The Student Environmental Sustainability Fund (SESF) awarded funds to three exciting programs. The SESF is a committee of student, staff, and faculty representatives who allocate funds to projects that contribute to both sustainability goals and educational growth. Transportation Incentives: $33,125 Transportation incentives assist in enrolling students, staff, and faculty in Bellevue College’s rideshare program, BC RideMatch. …more about Summer 2014 SESF Awards: Funding Sustainability for Student Growth

Recycle Station Improvements

Bellevue College Recycling bins in a row

Facilities Operations is implementing standard recycle stations in groups, with signage and standard colors for trash, recycling, and compost (where applicable) in interior common areas. This builds on last year’s project implemented by Facilities Operations to standardize exterior waste bins and a student intern project from Winter 2013. Both were funded by the Student Environmental …more about Recycle Station Improvements

Earth Week Wrap-Up!

Earth Week 2013 was a huge success! Here is a brief wrap-up on some of Earth Week’s highlights. Remember! Treat every day as Earth Day! Climate Pledge– In the weeks prior to Earth Week we began to ask faculty to make a Climate Pledge. The pledge entailed integrating climate change into classroom curriculum during Earth Week …more about Earth Week Wrap-Up!

Sustainability Intern Spotlight

At the end of Fall Quarter 2012 the Office of Sustainability hired three new interns to tackle of some of the issues facing sustainability on campus. The three internships include a Zero-Waste Intern, an Advocacy Intern, as well as a Sustainable Foods Intern. Here is a description of each internship and what it is they …more about Sustainability Intern Spotlight

AASHE Conference 2012 – What Did We Learn?

The Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education hosted a conference in Los Angeles earlier this month. The conference fostered communication between college environmental representatives and teaches across the country. Bellevue College’s ASG (Associated Student Government) environmental representative, Mackenzie Williamson, was granted funds through the Student Environmental Sustainability Fund. Zack Boucher, the transportation …more about AASHE Conference 2012 – What Did We Learn?