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THE TOP 10  AMERICA'S COOLEST SCHOOLS
4: University of Washington
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University of Washington
Seattle, Washington

UW pays compulsive attention to buying local: More than half of the school's food is produced within 250 miles of campus. Administrators are also firmly committed to using renewable energy. Above, student Jamie Rowe, who coordinates UW's Campus Sustainability Fund, places her bike on one of the school's seven bicycle-repair stations.

Photo courtesy of Max Sugarman/University of Washington

 

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