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Tulips growing on UW Tacoma campus

Campus Marks Progress on Resource Conservation

April 23, 2020

During Earth Week 2020, UW Tacoma is recognizing the hard work of the Facilities Services team in resource conservation, including a 40% reduction in energy use intensity between 2014 and 2018.

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Earth Week at UW Tacoma

April 20, 2020

The calendar is full of virtual events through which you can get engaged with Earth Day 2020, one which promised to be an Earth Day unlike any other.

Closeup of a bee habitat

A Blossoming Partnership

February 4, 2020

Local high-school students teamed up with UW Tacoma's Giving Garden to create habitats for bees and other pollinators.

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.

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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.