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Annual Earth Week celebration starts Saturday!

Wednesday, April 18th, 2012

The long-standing Earth Week celebration at OSU is a week of fun and educational activities geared toward raising environmental awareness and engagement, taking place April 21-28 this year.
Whether you are interested in bringing out your wild side at Earth Ball 2012, getting your hands into the dirt at the annual Hoo Haa at the Organic [...]

Oregon State’s Sustainably Grown Grains

Monday, September 26th, 2011

Fruits and vegetables grown using organic methods are quite common, especially in Oregon. Every day, consumer demand dictates that more and more produce is grown in sustainable ways. This includes grains, and research being done in Oregon State’s Crop Science program is part of a national trend to assess and implement alternative grain production [...]

Your guide to finding filtered water on campus

Friday, September 9th, 2011

Campus Recycling has joined forces with the Healthy Campus Initiative and Student Dietetic Association on a tap water promotion campaign called “Fresh From the Faucet.”
“Fresh from the Faucet” is a project that encourages students at Oregon State to save their money on sugary beverages and tap into their health by choosing tap water [...]

Earth Week Continues through Saturday

Wednesday, April 20th, 2011

Earth Week is halfway done but 14 events still remain, giving you plenty of opportunities to learn about sustainability at OSU and get involved!
On Saturday, Campus Recycling had the opportunity to interact with the off campus community at the annual EarthFaire, organized by the Corvallis Environmental Center, distributing Earth Week info and inviting citizens to [...]

Earth Week 2011 Presents a Diverse Lineup

Friday, April 8th, 2011

Pull out your calendar, because it’s time to start writing in what events you’ll be attending this year for Earth Week!
With a lineup of 32 events, you are sure to find plenty that tickle your fancy and fit your schedule. Especially try not to miss one of the biggest sustainability events of the year at [...]

Sneak peek into Earth Week 2011

Friday, April 1st, 2011

Over 40 years ago, U.S. Senator Gaylord Nelson helped drive communities across the U.S.  to organize teach-ins for the environment on April 22, 1970 – the first Earth Day. Right here on our campus, OSU students put together a series of events, participating in this landmark date. While Earth Day-related festivities have not occurred every [...]

Earth Week 2011 registration now open

Monday, March 14th, 2011

Is your department or local organization involved in sustainability? Are you interested in recruiting participants? Sharing information? Showcasing your eco-accomplishments? If you answered yes to any of these questions, you might be a good fit for OSU’s annual Earth Week celebration!
Please consider signing up for a free booth at the annual OSU Earth Week Community [...]

Sustainable Cooking Featured at College of Health & Human Sciences

Friday, November 19th, 2010

Check out the great post on SYNERGIES, the blog of the College of Health and Human Sciences at OSU, talking about the cooking classes offered by HHS student Iris Briand.  The classes are sponsored by the Student Sustainability Initiative and the OSU Food Group and have been well attended.
Iris explains
My objectives  are to help the [...]