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Recycling and Composting off Campus

Sunday, May 18th, 2014

With the end of the term coming to a close, many students are thinking about moving off campus for the next academic year. However, since on campus recycling and composting services are provided by UHDS and other sustainability groups and programs, many students are confused about what to do about recycling and composting once they’re [...]

SSI Travel Grantee: Lexa McAllister

Saturday, May 17th, 2014

Lexa McAllister was awarded a $50 SSI Travel Grant to travel to San Francisco, California to attend the Divestment Convergence in April of 2014. She wrote a blog post for the Ecologue to describe her experience.
Students Engaging Tomorrow traveled to San Francisco to attend the Divestment Convergence at San Francisco State University. This convergence was [...]

SSI Travel Grantee: Bailey Murphy

Saturday, May 10th, 2014

Bailey Murphy received a $50 SSI Travel Grant to travel to the Divestment Convergence in April in San Francisco. She wrote a summary explaining her experience for the Ecologue.

Several weeks ago I sat in the front seat of a small red car with two individuals I had met only days prior, contemplating the motivations behind [...]

SSI Project Grantee: Rebecca Arce

Friday, May 2nd, 2014

Rebecca Arce received a project grant of $1,403 to assist in funding the 2014 Transatlantic Student Symposium. The Symposia are a series of gatherings of students around the world to discuss environmental, cultural, and educational sustainability. The universities who participated included OSU, Humboldt-University Berlin (Germany), and the University of Warsaw (Poland).

The 2014 Transatlantic Student Symposium was [...]

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.


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

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: [...]

Earth Week 2014

Tuesday, April 8th, 2014

OSU has been celebrating Earth day ever since the first one in 1970. We love our earth so much that we celebrate our love with a full week! This year we have more events than ever before! Earth week is aimed to be a week of fun geared towards environmental awareness, engagement and educational activities. [...]

Campus Conservation Nationals 2014 Results

Sunday, April 6th, 2014

Campus Conservation Nationals (CCN) is the largest conservation competition for colleges and universities in the world! This friendly competition measures the percent reduction of electricity and water usage in the residence buildings on campuses. Last year, the competition saved over 2 million kilowatt-hours of electricity and 1.5 million gallons of water! This year, our campus [...]

Sustainable printing, it’s not all about the paper!

Wednesday, April 2nd, 2014

When printing in an office or for school you may be printing large amounts of material multiple times. Printing double sided, and trimming down content is always a great way to cut back on material use. Those are great ways to start, but if you could save yourself even more money at the printer by [...]

Eco Event Month

Monday, March 24th, 2014

The month of February may as well be renamed Sustainability month on the Oregon State Campus. Recycle Mania and Campus Conservation Nationals are both national sustainability focused campus wide competitions that take place and overlap during the month of February. In addition to the campus versus campus competition, both have residence hall competitions. To capitalize [...]