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Colleges and Universities Named Finalists in Climate Leadership Competition

July 24, 2015

BOSTON, MA- Second Nature, a national nonprofit that works to proactively build a sustainable and positive global future by working with leadership networks in higher education, today announced the finalists for its sixth annual Climate Leadership Awards.


DC Climathon Tackles Food Waste Problem

July 13, 2015

About 40 percent of food in the U.S. is either tossed out or left to rot. This food waste adds up to about $165 billion every year.

(l-r) Milken Institute School of Public Health Associate Professor Sabrina McCormick, GW senior Ellie Davis and Milken Institute

EPA Administrator: Sustainability Is Good Business

June 17, 2015

Nearly 300 leaders of f

GroW Garden representative and GW student Eilish Zembilci strides over the rows of vegetables in the student-run GroW Garden on

Green Leaders Volunteer at Foggy Bottom Campus GroW Garden

June 17, 2015

The clouds parted June

More than 100 George Washington University students volunteered for the 2015 Green Move-Out, a recycling program for university

Green Move-Out Recycles 43,000 Pounds of Items Left in Residence Halls

June 11, 2015

George Washington University students’ discarded items totaling more than 43,000 pounds will be repackaged and reused thanks to the university-wide 

Photo of the “Grow” team, one of our Gardens for Good winners from 2011. Photo credit: GroW Gardens

GroW Garden Featured on EcoWatch

June 11, 2015

Urban farmers across North America are giving our concrete jungles a green makeover.


Discover How George Washington University Is Turning Dorm Move-Out Day Into A Sustainable Charity

June 11, 2015

There’s a wide variety of things that can be found in a college dorm room, but they generally have one unfortunate commonality: they’re thrown into the trash when the

GW Celebrates Solar Energy Milestone

The George Washington University celebrated on Tuesday the one-year anniversary of full operation of the Capital Partners Solar Project, a renewable energy project that has made GW 50 percent sol