Archive for April, 2013

Repair Fair Monday, April 29: Free repairs and demonstrations

Thursday, April 25th, 2013

Come to the Recycling Warehouse at 644 SW 13th Street on Monday, April 29th between the hours of 6 and 8 pm for our Repair Fair!
Bring your broken items and questions; volunteers will help you learn how to repair your things!
Save money, save natural resources and be part of a growing culture of reuse.
Repair skills [...]

Centennial Tree Celebration/ Arbor Day /Earth Week/Tree Planting

Saturday, April 20th, 2013

Celebrate ArborDay and Earth Week with a Tree Planting on the Library Quad.
One Hundred years ago the class of 1913 planted the majestic elm trees we now enjoy in the Library Quad.
Come join in as we plant a tree as a gift to the next 100 years and honor and appreciate the gift of 1913
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Earth Week kicks off tomorrow! Runs April 20-27.

Friday, April 19th, 2013

At OSU, we have been celebrating Earth Day ever since the first one in 1970. But we’re too hardcore for just one day of observance of this amazing planet we live on, so we celebrate for a full week! Hence: Earth Week, a week of fun and educational activities geared toward raising environmental awareness and [...]

OSU listed again in Princeton Review’s Guide to Green Colleges

Wednesday, April 17th, 2013

OSU received 98 points out of a possible 99 as a ‘green’ school in the latest edition of “The Princeton Review’s Guide to 322 Green Colleges: 2013 Edition.”  The Princeton Review analyzes data from the survey about the schools’ course offerings, campus infrastructure, activities and career preparation to measure their commitment [...]

Now Hiring: Digital Media + Outreach Intern (OSU Sustainability Office)

Tuesday, April 9th, 2013

The OSU Sustainability Office seeks a student employee to deliver marketing and
outreach material via the web, social media and in person.

The OSU Sustainability Office seeks an outgoing, enthusiastic student to deliver marketing and outreach material via the web, social media and in person and support its staff in delivering various programs that promote behavior [...]

EARTH DAY SERVICE PROJECTS 2013

Friday, April 5th, 2013

BE ROOTED IN YOUR COMMUNITY!
This year the Center for Civic Engagement is sponsoring 5 environmentally focused service projects in recognition of Earth Day 2013. All projects will be taking place Saturday, April 20th. Morning, afternoon, and all day projects are available. Below summaries of each project and links to registration forms. Pre-registration is required. Participants [...]

Community Solar Survey – respond by Apr.15!

Wednesday, April 3rd, 2013

As announced at the Sustainability Town Hall on March 14, the Energy Action Team (EAT) of the Corvallis Sustainability Coalition has decided to pursue a community solar project as its next undertaking in 2013.  This supports the Action Team’s goal of increasing local renewable energy production to offset fossil fuel usage.  However, there are many [...]