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Campus Sustainability Planning Studio (CSPS)

CSPS is student research aimed at the transition to sustainability.

The Campus Sustainability Planning Studio is hands-on, problem-based learning where student research teams help WWU and the Bellingham community achieve sustainability in these areas and more:

Energy Conservation | Waste Reduction | Transportation | Local Foods
Green Purchasing | Green Building | Sustainability Media

All Western students are welcome to take CSPS, although override must be provided for certain disciplines. To request an override, please email sustain@wwu.edu.

CSPS Project Library

Fall Quarter '14

Spring Quarter '14

University Dining
REPORT | PRESENTATION

University Grounds Development
REPORT | PRESENTATION

University Purchasing
REPORT | PRESENTATION

Strategies For Low Carbon Transportation
PRESENTATION

University Student Life
REPORT | PRESENTATION

Fall Quarter '13

Plan for a Solar Powered Western

Large-Scale Rainwater Reuse at Carver Gym
REPORT | PRESENTATION




Spring Quarter '13

Porous Parking Lots Part 2
REPORT | PRESENTATION

Sustainability Survey
REPORT

Sustainable Freshman Orientation
REPORT | PRESENTATION

Winter Quarter '13

Greywater Harvesting
REPORT | PRESENTATION

Sustainability Literacy Assessment
REPORT | PRESENTATION

Paper Towel Waste Reduction
REPORT | PRESENTATION

Reusable Mugs Part 2
REPORT | PRESENTATION

Fall Quarter '12

Reusable Coffee Mug Pilot
REPORT | PRESENTATION

Campus Sustainability Mapping
REPORT | PRESENTATION

Chlorine Pool Alternatives
REPORT | PRESENTATION




Spring Quarter '12

Solar Thermal at WKRC, Part 2
REPORT | PRESENTATION

Electric Vehicles at WWU
REPORT | PRESENTATION

Campus Energy Policies
REPORT | PRESENTATION

Edible Landscaping Pilot
REPORT | PRESENTATION

Viking Supported Agriculture
REPORT | PRESENTATION

Winter Quarter '12

Green Dorm, Part 2
REPORT | PRESENTATION

Zero Waste Zone
REPORT | PRESENTATION

Sorting Station Expansion
REPORT | PRESENTATION

Solar-Thermal Demonstration Site
REPORT | PRESENTATION

Fall Quarter '11

Alternative Means of Employee Transport
REPORT | PRESENTATION

Pilot Green Dorm Room
REPORT | PRESENTATION

New Student Sustainability Orientation
REPORT | PRESENTATION

WWU Rideshare Revolution
REPORT | PRESENTATION

Viking Supported Agriculture
REPORT | PRESENTATION

Sustainable Off Campus Living
REPORT | PRESENTATION




Spring Quarter '11

Surplus Waste Reduction
REPORT | PRESENTATION |
VIDEO PART 1 | VIDEO PART 2

Student Moveout Garage Sale
REPORT | PRESENTATION | VIDEO

Parking Lot Runoff Mitigation
REPORT | PRESENTATION |
VIDEO PART 1 | VIDEO PART 2

Residential Sustainability Learning Community
REPORT | PRESENTATION |
VIDEO PART 1 | VIDEO PART 2

Watts Up With Our Energy Use On Campus?
REPORT | PRESENTATION | VIDEO

Building by Building Billing
REPORT | PRESENTATION |
VIDEO PART 1 | VIDEO PART 2

Winter Quarter '11

Organics Recycling Enhancement
REPORT | VIDEO

Winter Local Food Procurement
REPORT | PRESENTATION | VIDEO

Computer Energy Conservation
REPORT | PRESENTATION | VIDEO

WWU Outback CSA
REPORT | VIDEO

Fume Hood Energy Conservation
REPORT | PRESENTATION | VIDEO

Fall Quarter '10

Sustainability Revolving Loan Fund for WWU
REPORT

Rainwater Harvesting Pilot at Carver Gym
REPORT | PRESENTATION

WWU Farmer's Market
REPORT | PRESENTATION

Campus Organic Waste Recycling Enhancement
REPORT | PRESENTATION





Spring Quarter '10

Bottled Water Campaign
REPORT | PRESENTATION

Green Roof Proposal - Part 2
PRESENTATION

Hood Fan Energy Conservation
REPORT | PRESENTATION

St. Joseph's Hospital Sustainable Power Production
REPORT

Water Conservation Proposal - Part 2
REPORT | PRESENTATION

Winter Quarter '10

Green Roofs at WWU
REPORT | PRESENTATION | VIDEO

The Real Food Challenge
REPORT | PRESENTATION | VIDEO

The Green Machine
REPORT | VIDEO

Down the Toilet! – Water Saving Strategies
REPORT | PRESENTATION | VIDEO

Fall Quarter '09

Burger Energy Assessment
REPORT | PRESENTATION

Fruit Tree Mapping
REPORT | PRESENTATION

Inter-Campus Collaboration
REPORT | PRESENTATION

Energy Conservation at the Leopold
REPORT | PRESENTATION

NWIC Sustainable Landscaping
REPORT | PRESENTATION

Sustainability Pledge
REPORT | PRESENTATION


Fall Quarter '08

Yellow Bike Program
REPORT

CSPS Project Library reports and presentations are in PDF format and videos are uploaded to YouTube for your convenience.


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