Campus Sustainability Planning Studio

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The Campus Sustainability Planning Studio (CSPS) is student research aimed at the transition to sustainability, providing hands-on, problem-based learning where student research teams help WWU and the broader community achieve sustainability in energy conservation, waste reduction, transportation, local foods, green purchasing, green building, sustainability media, and more!

All Western students are welcome to take the planning studio. Override must be provided for certain disciplines.

Past Projects

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Community Living and Learning in the Methow Valley: An Eco-Share Housing Concept

Summer 2020

Methow Valley Eco-Share Housing Project Report
Methow Valley Eco-Share Housing Project Presentation

The ABCs of Equity: What You Need to Know About Prioritizing Equity Within Climate Action Planning

Summer 2020

ABCs of Equity Project Report
ABCs of Equity Project Presentation

Blueprint for Sustainability: A Framework for Facilitating Community Cooperation and Engagement in Response to Climate Change Focused Projects

Spring 2020

Blueprint for Sustainability Project Report

Bringing Real Food to WWU's Dining Halls

Spring 2020

Dining Halls Project Report

COVID Response Team: Working from Home

Spring 2020

COVID Response Team Project Report

Improving the Effectiveness of Project ZeNETH Through Targeted Curriculum Building

Spring 2020

Project ZeNETH Curriculum Building Project Report

Food Forest Fungi Farm

Fall 2020

Food Forest Fungi Farm Project Report

STARS and the UN Sustainable Development Goals

Fall 2020

STARS and the UN Sustainable Development Goals

Transitions of Emissions & Social Justice: An Analysis

Fall 2020

Transitions of Emissions & Social Justice Project Report

Upgrading Heating Systems for a Sustainable Future

Fall 2020

Upgrading Heating Systems Project Report

Affordable Employee Housing Project

Spring 2019

Affordable Employee Housing Project Report

Aligning Western’s Sustainability Action Plan (SAP) with the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

Spring 2019

United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals Project Report

Micro-Mobility Commuting Patterns: A Baseline Count of Micro-Mobility Users at Western Washington University

Spring 2019

Micro-Mobility Commuting Patterns Project Report

Outdoor-In: Improving the Health of Campus Staff using Potted Plants

Spring 2019

Potted Plants Project Report

Thinking Inside the Box: Affordable Student Container Housing, A Feasibility Study

Spring 2019

Container Housing Project Report