Bellevue College students and employees are taking an active role enhancing the sustainability of our campuses.
Sustainability at BC
LEED ©, or Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, is the most widely used green building rating system in the world. Available for virtually all building, community and home project types, LEED © provides a framework to create healthy, highly efficient and cost-saving green buildings. LEED © certification is a globally recognized symbol of sustainability ...more about All about LEED!
What is the MiniMax Pilot Program? This pilot program helps Bellevue College sort trash properly. Most of what we throw away on campus doesn’t actually belong in the landfill! The Minimax program streamlines and standardizes waste management on campus, which reduces landfill waste, makes sorting easier for staff and faculty, and gives our custodians more ...more about MiniMax Program
Bellevue College's first 133,000 square foot student housing is built with sustainability at forefront of the design. Using the building certification framework of LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design), Bellevue College has created a LEED® registered project that engages students in sustainability practices and employs the building and site as a teaching tool. LEED® has ...more about Student Housing & Sustainability
Our plan is a “working model” and will be re-evaluated and adjusted regularly (with major analysis and revisions occurring on a 5 yr cycle).
The college closely monitors resource consumption to identify savings opportunities.
Bellevue College is working to increase food sustainability on campus through a variety of programs.
Bellevue College Student Science Association (SSA), in conjunction with the Office of Sustainability and the Sustainable Business Program sponsoring a week of lectures, demonstrations, booths and prizes.
Check out real-time data on Bellevue College energy by building to see a sample view or give it a try for yourself on the Building Dashboard home page.