Archive for April, 2014

Question of the Week: Options for Department Composting

Wednesday, April 30th, 2014

Time for our Question of the Week!
The first person to respond with the correct answer will win a 20 oz. reusable OSU water bottle.
Submit your answer here (“Leave a Reply,” below) or on our Facebook page. Only one post per person, please.
Question of the Week
There are two options available for departments on campus who wish to compost [...]

Waste Watchers Spotlight: Jessica Collins

Tuesday, April 29th, 2014

Name: Jessica Collins
Nickname/Title: Star Volunteer
Degree: Undergrad
Year in School: First/Freshman standing
I started volunteering with the Waste Watchers last fall term (’13).
My favorite project that I was involved in was Get Caught Green-Handed.
I keep volunteering with the Waste Watchers because it is a place where I can openly share ideas and act upon them with like-minded people.
I’d [...]

Get your fix at Tuesday’s Repair Fair

Sunday, April 27th, 2014

Repair Fairs are a twice-per-term event series sponsored by the student group Waste Watchers, a joint group of Campus Recycling and the Student Sustainability Initiative.
The way it works: You bring your broken items and volunteers show you how to repair your belongings, plus you can drop-in for demos to learn new D.I.Y. skills! [...]

OSU Sustainability Office hiring for three student worker positions

Friday, April 25th, 2014

The OSU Sustainability Office seeks outgoing and enthusiastic students to fill three different paid positions beginning in May 2014 and running through at least the 2015 school year. All positions are available to work study and non-work-study students. Applications are due midnight, April 27, 2014.

Positions:

Digital Media and Marketing Student:
The OSU Sustainability Office seeks a student worker [...]

Question of the Week: 2014 Earth Week Themes

Wednesday, April 23rd, 2014

Time for our Question of the Week!
The first person to respond with the correct answer will win a 20 oz. reusable OSU water bottle.
Submit your answer here (“Leave a Reply,” below) or on our Facebook page. Only one post per person, please.
Question of the Week
Earth Week is an annual celebration of environmental awareness and engagement at OSU. [...]

Waste Watchers Spotlight: Rachel Tholl

Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014

Name: Rachel Tholl
Title: Membership Chairwoman
Degree: Bachelors in Education and French
Year: Second
When did you start volunteering with the Waste Watchers?
Fall term of 2013.
What has been your favorite project or event that the Waste Watchers have been involved in?
I really like the Repair Fairs. I always have at least one thing that could use fixing, and I [...]

Earth Week is Here!

Monday, April 21st, 2014

OSU Earth Week is Here! Time to get outside and help us celebrate the earth.
For more information visit:
Our Facebook Page and
The Earth Week Website
New this year: Each day of the week has a theme:

Sunday 4/20 - Animal Appreciation: Honoring our fellow creatures.
Monday 4/21 - Promoting Justice: Improving equity on an Earth with limited resources.
Tuesday 4/22 - Celebrating Community: [...]

Question of the Week: Foodprint Challenge

Wednesday, April 16th, 2014

Time for our Question of the Week!
The first person to respond with the correct answer will win a reusable OSU spork.
Submit your answer here (“Leave a Reply,” below) or on our Facebook page. Only one post per person, please.
Question of the Week
The Eco2Go program offers students a sustainable means to eat out by reducing the amount of [...]

Waste Watchers Spotlight: Walker Holden

Tuesday, April 15th, 2014

Name: Walker Holden
Title: Star Volunteer
Degree: Environmental Science
Year: Freshman
When did you start volunteering with the Waste Watchers?
I began volunteering at the beginning of Fall term.
What has been your favorite project or event that the Waste Watchers have been involved in?
I love the Repair Fair that we hold twice a term. It’s great that we do this [...]

Earth Week Events!

Monday, April 14th, 2014

OSU Earth Week is fast approaching and sure to be a crowd-pleaser! This year Earth Week takes place from April 20th-26th 2014. We have a long list of really fun and exciting events to check out.

For more information visit:
Our Facebook Page and
The Earth Week Website
New this year: Each day of the week has a theme:

Sunday [...]