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New Waste Stations in the Grove

Seattle Public Utilities

The Grove now has consistent waste stations with standard bins for Compost, Recycle and Garbage. Help the college reduce its carbon footprint and "Keep our Campus Clean and Green."

If you have any suggestions for how we can continue to improve this system, visit the Sustainability Office in CC1453A or give us a call at (206) 634-6127.

Posted on: January 13th, 2016 at 10:43:17

Earth Day Symposium April 22 11am-6pm

Poster - Earth Day Symposium

North Seattle College will host its first Earth Day Symposium: Solutions for a Sustainable Future on Wednesday April 22 from 11am-6pm. This symposium will promote campus and community sustainability with the goal of establishing collaborations between the region's higher education institutions, non-profit organizations, and the City of Seattle to advance sustainability education in the Puget Sound Bio Region.

Posted on: April 2nd, 2015 at 11:12:26

The Native Lands Restoration project at North Seattle College


One thing that sets the NSC campus apart from its neighboring properties is the large urban forests that cover the North and South end of campus. These forested areas were actually at one time suburban neighborhoods that were demolished and essentially left alone to re-naturalize over time. The problem with doing this is that suburban yards are usually a host of exotic and invasive species that left unchecked can take over an entire forest.

Posted on: March 30th, 2015 at 11:13:55

North Star Shines Silver with Sustainability!

STARS Silver Rating

The Sustainability Office at North Seattle Community College is proud to usher in the new academic year with exciting news surrounding sustainability efforts at the College. It brings us great pleasure to announce that we have achieved a STARS Silver rating for sustainability!  

Posted on: March 11th, 2015 at 15:47:52

Electric Vehicle Charging at North

Charging Stations, west side of Library Building

Sustainability has been a core value of North Seattle Community College (North) for many years now, and is crucial to advancing our mission of changing lives through education. Over the past four years, since the inception of the Sustainability Office at North, we have had the opportunity to engage students and the campus community in projects that not only increase sustainability on campus, but strive to make our campus a hub for sustainability education and leadership in the region.


Posted on: September 12th, 2013 at 12:34:31

Public Bicycle Repair Station Installed at North!

Fixit Bike Stand Trademark of Dero Inc.

Dero Fixit Bike Stand

Ever been on campus with a flat bicycle tire, and no other way to get home? What about wanting to make a seat adjustment so your commute is a bit more comfortable? The Sustainability Office at North is proud to announce that our public bike maintenance and repair station has arrived, and is now installed near the bike racks in front of the College Center building, just north of the security office!

Posted on: July 10th, 2013 at 11:42:47

What an Impact: Spring Wheel Options Campaign a Hit

The 2-week Spring Wheel Options campaign (March 13-26, 2011) was a hit. More than 40 North Seattle Community College employees participated by going online to report their alternatives to drive-alone commuting.

Posted on: April 19th, 2011 at 16:48:58

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