Archive for the ‘Student Sustainability Initiative’ Category

Repair Fair November 20th: Learn new skills & get your fix

Wednesday, November 13th, 2013

If it’s broke, fix it! Come to the Recycling Warehouse at 644 SW 13th Street on Wednesday, November 20th between 5:30 and 7:30 pm for our second Repair Fair of the year. We won’t have another one until January!
Bring your broken items and questions and volunteers will help you learn how to repair your [...]

This Is Our Moment: Power Shift 2013

Tuesday, November 12th, 2013

“I, I Believe, I Believe That, I Believe That We, I Believe That We Will, I Believe That We Will Win, I Believe That We Will Win, I Believe That We Will Win!”

Some of you may be familiar with this chant from Utah State’s basketball team, however, the Dream Defenders used it to light [...]

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 [...]

Local Eats Week 2013

Tuesday, October 22nd, 2013

In celebration of Local Eats Week, multiple restaurants in the local area are currently offering special $6 plates of delicious, locally-sourced food. From October 18 until the 24, restaurants will have a special dish available that is made with local ingredients from the six surrounding counties of Linn, Benton, Lane, Lincoln, Marion, and Polk. The [...]

Learn D.I.Y. skills at the October and November Repair Fairs

Wednesday, October 16th, 2013

The Repair Fairs are back! Come to the Recycling Warehouse at 644 SW 13th Street on Thursday, October 24th between the hours of 6 and 8 pm for our first Repair Fair of the year.
Bring your broken items and questions and volunteers will help you learn how to repair your things, and attend demos [...]

Clean Plate Challenge, World Food Day

Tuesday, October 15th, 2013

October 16th is World Food Day – a global effort to end world hunger. At OSU’s Student Sustainability Initiative, we’re focusing our efforts not on new modes of farming, but what we can do right now to have an impact. We came up with the Clean Plate Challenge to call attention to the food that [...]

Volunteer with the Waste Watchers! Here’s how.

Tuesday, October 8th, 2013

Who are the Waste Watchers?

Waste Watchers is a joint group between Campus Recycling and the Student Sustainability Initiative whose mission is to engage students and the community in waste reduction at OSU by providing educational programming, meaningful opportunities for action, and empowerment of future leaders.

Meet some of our members in these other blog posts. You [...]

Come to the Waste Watchers’ Meet ‘n’ Eat: Oct. 2, 5:30-6:30 pm

Tuesday, September 24th, 2013

Learn about the Waste Watchers, a joint volunteer group between Campus Recycling and the Student Sustainability Initiative, at our first event of the year – the Meet ‘n’ Eat.
The mission of the Waste Watchers is to engage students and the community in waste reduction at OSU by providing educational programming, meaningful opportunities for action, and [...]

Corvallis Sustainability Coalition’s Three Waters Project

Monday, September 9th, 2013

Have you visited the First Alternative Natural Food Co-op South Store lately?
If you have, you might have noticed bright mango colored containers surrounding the building. These containers are a part of the Corvallis Sustainability Coalition’s Three Waters Project which will soon be launched into the Corvallis community! The Three Waters Project encourages more efficient use [...]

Final Repair Fair Wed. May 29: Free repairs and demonstrations

Thursday, May 23rd, 2013

Come to the Recycling Warehouse at 644 SW 13th Street on Wednesday, May 29th between the hours of 5:30 and 7:30 pm for our last Repair Fair of the year!
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 DIY [...]