Posts Tagged ‘corvallis’

Drive Less Save More: South Town

Thursday, July 24th, 2014

The City of Corvallis is hosting free transportation outreach events all summer in South Corvallis.  While the “Drive Less Save More: Southtown” campaign is geared toward South Corvallis residents, the events are open to anyone! The next event is the Sage Concert Family Bike Ride on Thursday, July 24 at 5:30 p.m. The ride will [...]

Corvallis Recycling Block Captains Needed

Thursday, July 17th, 2014

The Sustainability Coalition’s Waste Prevention Action Team is inviting Corvallis residents to participate in the Recycling Block Captains program.

As a recycling block captain, you can help educate your neighbors about recycling, composting, and waste prevention, as well as encourage their full participation in the opportunities that Republic Services is currently providing. The time commitment is 1-5 hours [...]

Corvallis Performs a Community Greenhouse Gas Inventory

Monday, June 23rd, 2014

Sustainability Program specialist Scott Dybvad got in touch with us about the city’s first Greenhouse Gas Inventory.
“The City of Corvallis released results of the first Community Greenhouse Gas Inventory. The final report shows overall greenhouse gas emissions for the community in 2012 were 1,257,115 Metric Tons Carbon Dioxide Equivalent (MT CO2e). The year 2012 was [...]

Drive Less Save More SouthTown paid internship

Monday, May 19th, 2014

Cascades West Rideshare, in partnership with the City of Corvallis and Oregon Department of Transportation, is launching a campaign called Drive Less Save More SouthTown to help South Corvallis residents walk, bike, and use transit more often.
Cascades West Rideshare is selecting an intern to serve as an Outreach Ambassador to conduct outreach and administrative tasks [...]

Third Climate Change Conversation to be Hosted Tomorrow

Monday, March 10th, 2014

Content adapted from Debra Whigbes
Seven Steps toward a More Sustainable Household
Date and Time: Tuesday, March 11th at 7:00 PM
Place: Corvallis-Benton County Library (645 NW Monroe)
Feeling helpless about climate change and don’t know what to do?  Consider this. Seven experts will talk about how good it can be on the path toward a low-carbon footprint.  Each [...]

New Salem to Corvallis Vanpool

Friday, June 21st, 2013

Calling all Salem to Corvallis commuters! Are you loooking to save money, reduce environmental impact and foster positive sustainable change in the Oregon Community?
Valley Vanpool is recruiting new riders on the daily commuter vanpool running on Highway 99! The van accomodates those working on a 7:30 AM to 4:30 PM schedule. The van picks up [...]

Campuses Take Charge Begins!

Wednesday, February 6th, 2013

This February, take charge of your energy use by joining Campuses Take Charge—you could win great prizes and help OSU become one of the most energy efficient campuses in the nation! Go online and choose three energy-saving actions to try for one month. At the end of the month, tell us how it went by [...]