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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 [...]

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 [...]

Women’s Center Clothing Swap.

Monday, March 10th, 2014

Spring is here and nature is looking fabulous. Now you can too! The Winter term gloom is on its way out as spring break 2014 is coming upon us. And there is a new and fun way to update your wardrobe, and get a great start on spring term.
The Winter 2014 Women’s Center Clothing Swap [...]

ASOSU Senate approves resolution to divest from fossil fuels

Sunday, February 9th, 2014

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Shop Socially Conscious this Holiday Season

Tuesday, December 17th, 2013

Vote with your Wallet!

If you need to buy products, choosing to buy products from a socially conscious point of view is a great way to participate in civic engagement during your every day routine. Buying fair trade and/or local products reduces or eliminates the need for mass production, causing pollution and unfair working situations, and benefits [...]

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 [...]