SU Campus Sustainability Tours

Campus Sustainability Tours

To schedule a visit of the four LEED Gold certified buildings, our on-campus composting facility, or the 100% organically and pesticide-free maintained gardens, please contact



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. The 30 minute tour can accommodate 20 people.




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. 


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Compost Facility

How does our onsite facility annually turn 178,000 pounds of pre-consumer food waste from C-street into compost for the campus gardens, all without odor issues while located in a large city, adjacent to apartment buildings and restaurants? Take a tour and learn more.

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