Waste Audit Press Release 2019

Haste Creates Waste! Written by Erin Nye How by slowing down, and being more conscious of waste practices, BC students can contribute to more sustainable campus and a healthier environment Bellevue College did an excellent job of engaging the entire campus and getting students involved in this year’s Earth Week. The Office of Sustainability made ...more about Waste Audit Press Release 2019

Student Housing Donation Center

Student Housing Move Out Week was last week, and our objective here at The Office of Sustainability was to make sure as many viable and working items stayed out of landfill! We informed students that we had a donation room set up where they could donate their items or take what they needed as well! ...more about Student Housing Donation Center

Sustainable DIY Workshop

Bellevue College's Sustainability Academic Concentration is a program where students can complete sustainability-focused courses, and a service learning project, all while connecting with community members and gaining tangible skills to solve sustainability problems.  This Sustainable DIY Workshop was done by student Emilio Palma as his service learning project and this is his article on the ...more about Sustainable DIY Workshop

Earth Week 2019 Recap!

Earth Week 2019 is over and it was a huge success! We would like to thank everyone, guests, volunteers, speakers, booths, faculty and staff, that attended and participated with us in our event! It was loads of fun and we still can't stop talking about it! Be sure to click each link below of the ...more about Earth Week 2019 Recap!

Art Gallery Recap!

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On behalf of The Office of Sustainability and all of us (Dennis, Erika, Walter) personally we like to thank everyone that submitted artwork, the library for their collaboration and cooperation, and everyone who visited our gallery during Earth Week!   During this week we had a small voting box where you could vote for your ...more about Art Gallery Recap!

Searching for Artists!

Searching for Artists!   SUBMISSION DEADLINE: APRIL 12 ARTWORK (soft) DEADLINE: APRIL 15 It is preferred to have it by that date, but defiantly needs to be handed in by the Friday of that week (4/26). Please please contact us if you need more time, or it is  going to be handed in late past ...more about Searching for Artists!

Research and Extension Experience Opportunity!

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This summer, WSU (Washington State University) has 9 summer internships related to sustainable horticulture and food processing available to undergraduates across the state. Interns will be provided with housing and be paid a $4,500 stipend for the duration of their intern. This is a great opportunity for community and technical college students to be involved ...more about Research and Extension Experience Opportunity!

DEADLINE EXTENDED- Join Us For a Free Sustainability Conference!

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  The 2019 WOHESC conference is coming up! Join us on this all expenses paid trip! The Washington Oregon Higher Education Sustainability Conference is a platform that promotes local focus on political, social and environmental issues in the Pacific Northwest. The objective is to inspire change, facilitate action, and promote collaboration on all things sustainable ...more about DEADLINE EXTENDED- Join Us For a Free Sustainability Conference!

Holiday Sustainability Tips!


Happy Holidays from all of us at the Office of Sustainability! Here are some helpful tips for having a green holiday season this year (and also some gift ideas)! What should I do with my real wreath when I’m done with it? Reuse the wire! Real wreaths are held together using wire, which you are ...more about Holiday Sustainability Tips!