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When it comes to sustainable colleges, the University of Washington @UW tops the @SierraClub list. Here's why:

When it comes to sustainable colleges, the University of Washington @UW tops the @SierraClub list. Here's why:

Students work at the University of Washington Farm. Photo courtesy of Aubrey Batchelor. We've scratched the surface of Sierra magazine's Cool Schools list on Treehugger before , but this time I've decided to dig into one of the schools so we can learn more about what makes it so green. The University of Washington (UW) topped the list this year , and Aubrey Batchelor, Strategy Manager in UW's Environmental Stewardship and Sustainability office, said green programs and projects are commonplace at UW. "One thing we talk about at UW is creating responsible global citizens," she said. "As part of our mission at the university, we try to educate the students and provide practical experiences they can bring out into the world with them.' One example is UW graduate student Daniel Brody, who's studying public affairs and forest resources. Brody received a Campus Sustainability Fun...

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