Local News: Purchasing
Below are sustainability-related news items throughout the Western Washington University and Bellingham-area. These items correspond to Purchasing.
WWU 19th on EPA Green Energy List of Top Higher Education Purchasers of Renewable Power
Western, which is 19th on the EPA list, annually offsets 100 percent of its electrical consumption from green sources via purchases of renewable energy credits (RECs).
WWU 20th on EPA green energy list of top higher ed purchasers of renewable power
Western, which is 20th on the EPA list, annually offsets 100 percent of its electrical consumption from green sources via purchases of renewable energy credits.Western was the only college or university in the State of Washington on the recently released EPA list.
WWU 18th on EPA list of green energy purchasers
Western annually offsets 100 percent of its electrical consumption from green sources via purchases of renewable energy credits.
WWU Makes EPA Green Energy List
Each year, WWU offsets 100 percent of its electrical energy consumption from green sources, by buying renewable energy credits (RECs). Western jumped to the forefront of the country's renewable energy movement in 2004, when WWU students voted to implement a student fee for the purchase of green energy.
WWU 17th on EPA Green Energy List of Top Higher Education Purchasers of Renewable Power
The genesis for Western's renewable energy program began more than seven years ago when a small group of Western students set a goal of having Western offset all of its electrical energy from a 100-percent renewable source. To meet that goal they proposed a student initiative to implement a fee that would offset the cost of purchasing renewable energy.
Western recognized for green energy use: Proposals this week may offer new ways for the university to stay a leader in sustainability
College and University Magazine also named Western's custodial services the most sustainable in the nation, said Seth Vidana, management analyst for Western's Office of Sustainability.
Students helping students in a pinch
"We provide daily and ongoing deals for local businesses that you can see through your social feeds such as Twitter, Facebook, e-mail or on our website," said Maltz.
Whatcom County recognized for green energy use
WWU 12th on EPA green energy list of Top 20 higher education purchasers of renewable power
Western annually purchases 100 percent of its electrical energy from green sources via renewable energy credits.
Western ranks high in EPA challenge
EPA announces collegiate Green Power winners; competition fails to change power buying habits
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