Living Green Guidelines
West Campus Sustainability
UW housing took a major step forward in its sustainability efforts with the opening of our new housing options on West Campus: Alder Hall, Cedar Apartments, Elm Hall, Lander Hall, Mercer Court and Poplar Hall. To improve your enjoyment of your new home and to help you adjust to living in these sustainable structures, we’ve put together some useful information and links to resources. Have a great year!
Your new room's Special Features include design elements that combine comfort with energy and water efficiency.
It’s your new home. Here’s how to keep it clean using Green Cleaning.
Sustainable Building Features
From the design and construction techniques, to the building materials and the energy- and water-saving features, your new home's Sustainable Building Features make it live and breathe sustainability.
What You Can Do
A truly sustainable environment can only be successful if you are willing to do your part. What You Can Do
Compost, Recycle and Trash
The Compost, Recycle and Trash systems are in place. Here’s how to utilize them.
Apartments are cleaned on an annual basis in the summer; however, residents still need to maintain an acceptable level of cleanliness throughout the year. Read more about Cedar Apartments inspections.