SU Campus & Bullitt Center Tours

 

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 Nathaniel Wolk, Recycling Coordinator and Compost Technician, at wolknathanie@seattleu.edu or (206) 296-6459.

 

Bullitt Center

CEJS used to be housed in the Bullitt Center, billed as the world’s “greenest commercial building.” The Bullitt Foundation's headquarters meet the rigorous standards of the Living Building Challenge

CEJS staff give tours by appointment to SU staff, faculty, and students. 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 tour highlights the mechanical and electrical rooms, the gray water and rain water treatment systems, composting toilets and the irresistible staircase. Read more.

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 cejs@seattleu.edu.

 

 

Lemieux Library & McGoldrick Learning Commons 

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

The 30 minute tour can accommodate 20 people. To schedule a tour, email cejs@seattleu.edu.

 

 

Gardens

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 Shannon Britton, Grounds Manager. 

 

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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 Eric Elliott, Recycling Coordinator.

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