Energy conservation, waste reduction, creativity and community!
Energy conservation is challenging in the colder, darker days of Winter. Updated technology and daily actions combine to reduce electricity consumption, saving utilities costs and reducing climate impacts.
Awareness and daily actions will help optimize energy cost savings and CO2 reduction at Western in 2015, on the way to climate neutrality by 2050. Way to go Western! You and your sweater make a difference. Use these tools to conserve energy in your office and carbon emissions from campus. Read More
- Textile workshop stitches sewing and sustainability together
- Steam Plant Tour
A local example of energy-efficient district heating, western's steam plant provides building heat and domestic hot water for the campus. Sign up for a tour, led by a WWU steam engineer, February 5
- Western wins award from PSE for Best Outreach Campaign
- Knit Nights at the Western Gallery
Every other Wed., 5:30-7:30pm, Jan 15-March 12
- Stitch & Munch
University Residences in partnership with the Office of Sustainability provides a weekly drop in for work on sustainable handcrafting projects to benefit our community. Fridays, 12-1pm, Edens 111
- Create An Event
Let us know what you're doing!
- The Art of Submission: The Essential Role of the Arts in Sustainability