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First annual Earth Day swap meet at UW Tacoma.

Earth Day Brings a Swap Meet

April 22, 2019

A new UW Tacoma tradition may have started this Earth Day as students, faculty and staff launched a community-driven goods exchange rooted in an age-old tradition: the swap meet.

Amy Boucher, Urban Studies student, Giving Garden coordinator

Amy Boucher: Cultivating a Life

April 24, 2018

Amy Boucher, '18 Sustainable Urban Develoment, was told by a Muckleshoot tribal elder that she would be a "healer of the land." Eight years later, her calling is stronger than ever.

UW Tacoma Giving Garden

Start Celebrating 2017 Earth Day Now

April 7, 2017

The UW Tacoma community will mark Earth Day 2017 throughout the month of April, with talks, campus fairs, a film screening and more.

Plastic Surgery

Changing the Culture of Plastic

December 20, 2016

Reusable water bottles designed by students are the latest step in an effort to reduce plastic consumption on campus.

The SHED at UW Tacoma's Giving Garden.

The Giving Garden Grows a SHED

April 19, 2016

A community partnership with Clover Park Technical College yields the Giving Garden's new Sustainable Hub for Education and Demonstration (SHED).

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