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February: RecycleMania Month!

From Feb 5-April 1, Seattle University will be competing in RecycleManiaa friendly competition between colleges and universities to reduce waste and improve waste diversion on campus. SU set a grand goal: Divert 80% of our Waste

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About CEJS

CEJS serves as a clearinghouse for Seattle University’s environmental programs and sustainability initiatives. If you have any questions about CEJS, campus sustainability, CEJS events, or have an interest in partnering: please contact us at cejs@seattleu.edu




Sustainability Stewardship

CEJS tracks SU’s progress towards its Climate Action Plan goals and promotes the increase of sustainable practices at SU. Read more:                   

 

Academics

CEJS works to expand sustainability in Academic Affairs by supporting interdisciplinary scholarship, teaching, and learning in environmental justice and sustainability. Read more:

 



Community Engagement

CEJS seeks to develop co-curricular programs for students and faculty. Read more:                                                                                              

Upcoming Events

Take the SU Recycles Pledge!

Help SU win RecycleMania by pledging to waste less and recycle more. Take the SU recycles Pledge

CEJS Brown Bag: Measuring Sustainability and Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Across Business 

Tuesday, Feb 21, 12:30-1:30 PM, at PIGT 102
Cynthia Figge, Cofounder of CSRHub and EKOS International, will discuss how business professionals, academics, and financial analysts are using CSR and ESG (Environmental, Social, Governance) metrics and ratings to benchmark corporate performance. Read more

Community Recycles Day

Wednesday, March 29, 7:30am-1pm at the Seattle University flagpole
Bring in any items to recycle for free! Learn more.

CEJS Highlights

Seattle University is chosen to be a part of the "Centers for Sustainability Across the Curriculum" program!

The Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE) recently announced the 13 “Centers for Sustainability across the Curriculum,” and SU was honored to be on the list! Seattle University will collaborate with AASHE, as well as the 12 other institutions, to offer workshops and other professional development opportunities on sustainability in the curriculum. The goal of the Centers for Sustainability Across the Curriculum program is to accelerate the infusion of sustainability content into curriculum by increasing the availability and accessibility of faculty development opportunities related to sustainability. Read more.