Archive for December, 2010

Improving efficiency, one lamp at a time

Wednesday, December 15th, 2010

Incandescent lamps are the poster child of energy waste; their glare disguises the fact that 90% of the energy consumed by an incandescent lamp  is wasted as heat.  With the help of six GEO 300 – Sustainability for the Common Good students, Sustainability Office staff changed over 100 incandescent lamps to energy-efficient compact fluorescent lamps [...]

Video tells story of recycling at OSU football games

Monday, December 6th, 2010

The last home football game of the year was this past weekend, ending with a bang at the 114th annual Civil War game. What many attending the games may not know about is the team of volunteers who come together every game, helping OSU with its recycling initiative.
OSU Campus Recycling collects about 3,000 lbs of [...]

Head to Dixon before 11PM to help OSU win the Energy Civil War!

Friday, December 3rd, 2010

If you’ve not been there yet, or even if you have, head over to Dixon Recreation Center to contribute your “power” to the 2010 Energy Civil War.   There are prizes, including gift certificates to the Beanery and Bike ‘n’ Hike.
Sponsored by the Student Sustainability Initiative and OSU Recreational Sports, the Energy Civil War is an [...]