energy efficiency

Turning Over a New Leaf: Leaf Blowers and Lawn Mowers

By Mikaela on September 18, 2018 in Community, Landscape

As we transition into autumn, leaves will soon begin to fall and scatter throughout lawns and streets. How will you manage your leaves this fall? Selecting the right equipment and strategies can minimize environmental impact. Lawn Care Equipment Can Emit Toxic Gases Gas powered leaf blowers and l...

New Signage in Laundry Rooms

By Clara on January 30, 2018 in Community, Energy & Emissions, Water

The Office of Sustainability is excited to be partnering with student Eco Reps and Residential Life to distribute a new poster to laundry rooms on the South 40 and the Northside Apartments, reminding residents to keep it cool when washing clothes. This communication campaign is part of an initiat...

Catholic Student Center Champions Energy Efficiency

By Cassandra on November 16, 2016 in Buildings, Community, Energy & Emissions

The Catholic Student Center (CSC) hosts weekly mass services for over 700 students and community members and provides free soup lunches. For many WashU students, it also offers a place to study and build community throughout the week. Brian Wieliczka is a graduate student who volunteers with the ...