Center for Environmental Justice and Sustainability
What SU is Doing


  • Seattle University's 20 awards demonstrate our commitment to sustainability. 

    Alternative Transportation Program Award WA CEO magazine

    Compost Program 

    • Recycling Institution of the Year, Washington State Recycling Association
    • Outstanding Achievement, Washington Organics Recycling Coalition
    • Sustainability Innovator Award, Sustainable Endowments Institute

    Energy Conservation 

    • Green Lights Award, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
    • Outstanding Achievement, City of Seattle
    • Power Player Award, Seattle City Light

    Environmental Leadership Recycler of the Year Award

    • BEST Award for Environmental Leadership, Resource Venture
    • Best Large Business Program Award, Washington State Dept. of Ecology
    • Environmental Excellence Award, Rotary Club of Seattle
    • Governor's Award for Pollution Prevention and Sustainable Practices
    • Green Washington Award, Seattle Business Magazine

    Organic Landscape Practices  

    Recycling Program 

    • Outstanding School, National Recycling Coalition
    • Recycler of the Year Award, Washington State Recycling Association
    • WasteWise Partner of the Year Award, U.S. EPA
    • WasteWise Program Champion Award, U.S. EPA