South Seattle College Alert: Opening is delayed two hours on Friday, Dec. 9, due to inclement weather. Campuses will open at 10 a.m.

The College applies green and sustainable concepts in many ways, with more in development. Some highlights:

  • The College received "Recycler of the Year” award.
  • Practice green cleaning/chemical hygiene: using non-toxic chemicals.
  • Practice green landscaping, including composting of grass clippings, using less water, creating a rain garden.
  • Use of “green” architects; new building designs to allow more natural light into classrooms.
  • Installation of low-flow toilets and water fixtures.
  • Installation of light sensors in classrooms and an automatic computer shutdown program campus-wide.
  • Transportation Management Program leader: use of buses, carpools, bicycles.
  • Member, Seattle Climate Partnership.