Archive for May, 2012

SAGE Garden Open House seeks volunteers

Friday, May 25th, 2012

The Starker Arts Garden for Education (SAGE) is a 1-acre educational production garden located in Bruce Starker Arts Park in Corvallis.  Entirely volunteer run, the garden is a place to learn and explore growing food with fellow community members.  Produce from the garden is donated to local soup kitchens and food banks.  In 2011 over [...]

OSU ranked 5th in national electronics recycling competition, plus other RecycleMania results

Monday, May 21st, 2012

In this year’s RecycleMania competition, Oregon took the top spot in Oregon, once again won the Civil War and ranked 5th in the nation in the electronics category of the national competition! See more results in the infographic below.

Nearly all good news, but the increase in per capita trash production points to an area for [...]

You can help OSU reach 20,000 lbs. in the 2012 Res. Hall Move-Out Donation Drive

Tuesday, May 15th, 2012

Did you know that in 2011 nearly 18,000 pounds of material was diverted from the landfill and given to local non-profits as residents moved out of their res. halls? Our goal this year is 20,000 pounds, and you can help!
How you can help
Live in a Res. Hall?
Visit our resident webpage for all the [...]

OSU Recycling Manager celebrates 5 years – look how far we’ve come!

Friday, May 11th, 2012

This year, our OSU Recycling Manager Pete Lepre celebrated his 5th year at OSU. As Pete reflects on the changes he’s seen over the past 5 years, he recognizes several major accomplishments that the OSU community has made towards responsible recycling.
In 2007, OSU Recycling partnered with Allied Waste of Corvallis to [...]

Get There Another Way Week, May 14-18

Monday, May 7th, 2012

During this week, the city of Corvallis and many area businesses and employers urge you to try “another way” of getting to work or school.   Register at least one trip and you’ll be entered into a raffle for prizes.  The more trips you register the more chances of winning and the greater value of prize [...]

Information Services launches new videoconferencing website

Thursday, May 3rd, 2012

On Tuesday, following valuable input from many stakeholders, OSU Information Services launched a new Videoconferencing Services website. The goal of this site is to give customers a central hub from which they can discover and request these services — regardless of whether that service is provided by Media Services, Network Services, or a DCA.  When customers do request [...]