Archive for August, 2012

Heat Pump Water Heaters

Thursday, August 30th, 2012

The OSU Sustainability Office is currently surveying campus to replace electric storage water heaters with heat pump water heaters (HPWHs) to cut down our energy usage. A few of the existing electric storage models use nearly 5000 kWh per year. The most efficient electric storage water heaters have an Energy Factor (EF) of 0.95 due [...]

Eugene to Corvallis: Vanpool seeks riders for new route

Tuesday, August 28th, 2012

Valley VanPool has recently received interest in forming a new vanpool from Eugene to Corvallis. They are looking for any additional commuters that may be interested in the formation of this new van. If you would like to be included in a formation meeting or to receive updates on the progress please email Phil Warnock [...]

3-Day Clearance Sale at the OSUsed Store August 22-24

Sunday, August 19th, 2012

Come to the OSUsed Store’s special 3-Day Clearance Sale on Wednesday through Friday, August 22 through 24 at 12:00-4:00 pm each day.
Each day will be a clearance sale with prices declining throughout the week: 25% off Wednesday, 50% off Thursday and 75% off on Friday! Sales prices apply storewide, with the exception of spot bid [...]

Are you good at fixing things? Repair skills needed!

Friday, August 10th, 2012

Citizens of Corvallis and members of the OSU community: Are you good at fixing things?
Campus Recycling’s volunteer team, the Waste Watchers are looking to start a repair workshop where people can bring in common items and get help repairing them rather than buying new.
Do you or someone you know have skills fixing things [...]

Now Hiring: SSI Visibility Coordinator

Tuesday, August 7th, 2012

The Student Sustainability Initiative (SSI) is now hiring a Visibility Coordinator for the 2012-2013 academic year. The Visibility Coordinator is a member of the SSI Marketing Team. This Team includes the Design, Event, and Visibility Coordinators, and is tasked with publicizing the SSI and its activities. Of that work, this position is responsible for promoting the SSI through [...]