AASHE Sustainable Campus Index

Cascadia's sustainable campus

Wetlands daySustainability Activities on Campus

Check out Integrate It! and the Campus Calendar for the latest information about sustainability activities on campus and in our community. Join our bi-weekly Sustainability Opportunities e-newsletter for articles and updates and jump into the Gift Everything UWB/CC group to buy less and share more!

Studying wetland soilsWetlands

We protect and continue to restore a 58-acre wetland that is one of the biggest floodplain restoration projects completed in the Pacific Northwest. Cascadia classes use the wetland as a living laboratory to study water quality, botany, ecology and wildlife biology.

solar panels on campusGreen Buildings

Our Global Learning and the Arts building achieved Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Platinum  standard for environmental sustainability and we produce clean, renewable energy via solar panels located on our parking garages and rooftops.

Flowering currants in the Food ForestCampus Grounds

Our campus, shared with University of Washington, Bothell, is Certified Salmon Safe and we produce herbs, flowers, fruits and vegetables in our campus Food Forest and classroom garden beds using organic practices. We also provide habitat for native pollinators!