Posts Tagged ‘campus sustainability’

Conservation & Wildlife at OSU

Tuesday, August 5th, 2014

Oregon State University has proven to be a leader in campus sustainability for many years. The OSU Energy Center, the nation’s first LEED Platinum-rated power facility, became fully operational in June 2010. The Energy Center provides for the University’s energy needs through a co-generation process, allowing OSU to capture the waste heat from electricity producing […]

Earth Week

Wednesday, April 25th, 2012

This week is Earth Week at OSU! The Student Sustainability Initiative and Campus Recycling are the primary sponsors and organizers of this year’s event. There was an Earth Week Community Fair held on Tuesday where over 50 campus and community groups were present. There are still many events that will be held this week such […]

Powered by Green?!

Friday, July 29th, 2011

According to the Environmental Protection Agency’s Top 20 College & University list of green power purchasers, OSU is the second-largest purchaser of green power. By purchasing renewable energy certificates, the environmental benefits created by the facility directly offset the environmental impact of the university’s conventional energy use. Last year, OSU offset about 56% of its […]

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