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From student groups holding their monthly meetings, to expert speakers filling an auditorium--and everything in between--there's always something happening in sustainability at GW. 



In the News


Sustainable GW: University Triples Its Reuse Activity

George Washington University made significant progress toward its sustainability goals during fiscal year 2017, a new report ...

Senior brings national campaign to cut plastic water bottle use to campus

A senior is localizing a national campaign to promote the use of tap water and encourage sustainable practices on campus.

Waste audit finds food scraps most common trash placed in recycling bins

A recent audit of GW’s recycling showed that food scraps are the most prevalent trash incorrectly placed in recycling bins....

Top sustainability official helps craft ‘toolkit’ on reducing carbon emissions

GW’s sustainability office is one of nine universities and organizations that crafted a set of guidelines this summer about...