Archive for November, 2013

Celebrate America Recycles Day Friday, November 15th!

Monday, November 11th, 2013

America Recycles Day is “a nationally recognized day dedicated to promoting and celebrating recycling in the United States.”
Come celebrate on Friday, November 15th between 10:00 am and 1:00 pm in the center of the Memorial Union Quad by taking the recycling pledge – help OSU cover a dumpster with signatures! Also play the sorting [...]

Welcome the 2013/14 Eco-Reps!

Friday, November 8th, 2013

This year the OSU Sustainability Office hired three new Eco-Representative for the second year it its pilot program.  This program was developed with the goal of hiring resident representatives to carry out sustainability programming and outreach in the resident halls.  Including the Sustainability Office, Eco-Reps are supported by Campus Recycling, UHDS, RHA and SSI and work with multiple departments and [...]

OSU stands out as a leader in Cloud Cleanliness

Thursday, November 7th, 2013

Operating quietly and invisibly somewhere in great unknown is The Cloud, where masses of data are stored for companies like Apple, Amazon, Yahoo and Microsoft—and universities like Oregon State.
Cloud-based operations are the resolution for today’s information overload. Consider what size building would be required to house paper records on every student, employee, instructor, and course [...]

Get FRESH with your FAUCET

Tuesday, November 5th, 2013

Fresh From the Faucet teamed up with the Student Sustainability Initiative at the beginning of the school year to encourage students to get reacquainted with their taste buds and their tap.
You might have seen this group distributing water bottles, holding blind water taste tests, or decorating the Fresh From the Faucet water bottles at the [...]