JWU News

Reuse Expert Alex Eaves Kicks Off JWU Sustainability Week

4/22/18 | Each year, JWU Providence’s Sustainability Week — which is always scheduled around Earth Day, April 22 — gets bigger and better. This year’s lineup includes tree plantings, free yoga by the water, Columbia Park clean-up, and the annual Sustainability Fair, which runs in tandem with JWU Global’s VegFest on April 25. The week kicked off with a visit from reuse expert Alex Eaves, a filmmaker, writer and “reuse pro.”

Topics: Sustainability

Sustainability Week: Making Earth Day Every Day at JWU

4/22/16 | To kick off Sustainability Week at JWU Providence, the BRIDGE Center and JWU Student Activists Supporting Sustainability (SASS) recently co-hosted a panel discussion titled “Rising Tide: Sustainability + Water Quality in RI.”

Although the topic was ostensibly sea-level rise — a crucial one for coastline-rich Rhode Island — the discussion constantly looped back to strategies for improving the JWU community’s waste-reduction efforts.

Topics: Sustainability Providence

JWU Providence Earns EPA Certificate for Food Waste Recycling


11/25/15 |

Johnson & Wales University’s Providence Campus has been awarded an Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Food Recovery Achievement Certificate for food waste reduction.

Topics: Sustainability Providence