Sustainable Prisons Project

Prisoners planting gardens, tending bees, learning about botanicals–this is not a common vision we have of men and women in prison.

The Sustainable Prisons Project is a partnership of the Washington State Department of Corrections and the Evergreen State College. Their mission is to bring science and nature into prisons. The Sustainable Prisons Project brings together prisoners, scientists, students, staff and community partners to help reduce the environmental, economic and human costs of prisons by inspiring and utilizing sustainable practices.

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