Center for Environmental Justice and Sustainability

Tour the Bullitt Center

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    The Bullitt Foundation's headquarters meet the rigorous standards of the Living Building Challenge. The tour highlights the mechanical and electrical rooms, the gray water and rain water treatment systems, composting toilets and the irresistible staircase.  Read more.

    The CEJS is located in the Bullitt Center. CEJS staff give free tours by appointment to SU community members, prospective students and their families. Bring your entire class, department, club or come on your own.   If you are not affiliated with Seattle University, you can still take a tour (learn how). 

    The 30-45 minute tour can accommodate 20 people. If your group is larger than 20 please indicate this in your reservation request. To schedule a tour, email    

    Lemieux Library & McGoldrick Learning Commons SU Library

    The tour of this Seattle University LEED Gold building features a raingarden, a chilled beam that cools the computer lab, a raised floor suppying warm air near occupants’ feet, sustainable materials and water efficient fixtures. Read more.

    The 30 minute tour can accommodate 20 people. To schedule a tour, email

    Learn about all of Seattle University's LEED Gold and Built Green buildings.


    Garden tours can be tailored to your group’s interests. Tours can highlight our sustainable practices, edible gardens, compost tea operation or garden history. Read more. To schedule a tour, email Janice Murphy, Integrated Pest Management Coordinator. 

    Compost Facility

    How does our onsite facility annually turn 178,000 pounds of food waste into compost without odor issues when it’s located in a large city, adjacent to an apartment building and restaurants? Take a tour and learn how. To schedule a tour, contact Matthew Benedict, Recycling Coordinator.