Archive for February, 2011

Still Time to Register for the 2011 OUS Sustainability Conference

Wednesday, February 23rd, 2011

Online registration closes tonight at midnight but don’t let that stop you from attending the 2011 Oregon University System Sustainability Conference!  On site registration the morning of the event is easy.  Just show up Monday, February 28 at the CH2MHill Alumni Center at OSU between 8:00 and 8:30 and check in.  Checks and credit cards [...]

Now hiring for recycling outreach student position!

Tuesday, February 15th, 2011

Campus Recycling is hiring for one student to assist with educating the OSU community about recycling, starting in early March 2011. This is a new student position aimed at helping us expand our outreach efforts.
The hiree will assist with Earth Week and residence hall move-out week in spring 2011 and may stay on through the [...]

New events added to RecycleMania 2011 lineup!

Friday, February 11th, 2011

The mania continues this term with a long line-up of events remaining for RecycleMania 2011! Check out the event calendar below, download a poster, and join our Facebook event so you don’t miss out!
Special events to start preparing for include a clothing and household item swap on February 22 and 23, a FREE e-waste collection [...]

OSU Foundation Invests in Bikes

Tuesday, February 8th, 2011

Located at the corner of 35th and Western (about a mile from the Memorial Union), the OSU Foundation office is a bit too far for a convenient walk to campus meetings.  Yet finding a parking spot on campus can be challenging, aside from the environmental impacts of driving such a short distance.
Now Foundation staff can [...]

Gold STARS for OSU

Friday, February 4th, 2011

After eight months of work, OSU’s submission to the Sustainability Tracking, Assessment and Rating System (STARS) was completed Monday at 5:00PM, mere hours before the midnight deadline!  With a January 31 date looming, work had been fast paced in the Sustainability Office for several weeks, trying to stick with fellow STARS Charter Participants.  Of [...]