Posts Tagged ‘Opportunity’

SSI Professional Development Grantee: Emily Boyer

Friday, November 14th, 2014

Emily Boyer received funding to attend the annual conference for the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE) on October 26. She wrote an Ecologue post about her experience:
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There are many things that drive my desire to do good, on the Oregon State campus, in my larger community in Oregon, across the [...]

New course offering: Social Dimensions of Sustainability

Tuesday, July 29th, 2014

A new online course will be offered during Fall 2014 for students in natural resources, environmental sciences, social sciences, and students interested in the Sustainability Double-Degree.
Beginning with a discussion on the importance of a social science perspective for study of sustainability issues, the course will compliment the ecological aspects of sustainability by exposing students to [...]

Alaffia Bike Donation

Thursday, June 19th, 2014

Have an extra or broken bike? On Saturday, June 21st the First Alternative Co-op North Store will be hosting an Alaffia Bike Donation drive. So far Alaffia has collected more than 3,500 bikes and shipped them to students in 40 different rural villages in central Togo. All viable bikes are restored and given to students [...]

SSI Travel Grantee: Tyler McFadden

Saturday, June 7th, 2014

Tyler McFadden received a $500 SSI travel grant to attend the International Symposium on Mangroves as Fish Habitat in Mazatlan, Mexico. Tyler wrote an Ecologue post about his experience and what he learned from it.
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Mangroves are coastal forested wetlands that occur in throughout the tropical intertidal zone.  Renowned for their ecosystem services, mangroves provide habitat [...]

October Repair Fair on the 29th

Tuesday, October 23rd, 2012

Come to the Student Sustainability Center (738 SW 15th St.) on Monday, October 29 between the hours of 6:30 to 9:00 pm for the October Repair Fair. Bring your broken items and questions; volunteers will help you learn how to repair your things (see list below for what’s on offer this month)! Save money, save [...]

EPA Game Day Challenge on Oct. 20

Wednesday, October 17th, 2012

This weekend, October 20th and 21st, OSU will compete in the EPA Game Day Challenge, a nationwide competition between universities to reduce waste at football games. The challenge is to educate football fans about waste reduction, and weigh all the trash and recycling from one game. The EPA takes the data and [...]

Who are the OSU Waste Watchers? They explain in this new video.

Thursday, October 11th, 2012

Who are the Oregon State University Waste Watchers? In this video, a few of them explain what they’ve worked on, why they volunteer, and what they’re looking forward to this year.

Thank you to Waste Watcher Jodie Davaz for making this video!
About the group
Waste Watchers is a joint group between Campus Recycling and [...]

Now Hiring resident hall Eco-Reps!

Wednesday, September 19th, 2012

Campus Recycling, the OSU Sustainability Office, University Housing and Dining Services and the Student Sustainability Initiative are recruiting resident students to serve as paid Eco-Representatives (Eco-reps) in three residence halls this academic year (applicants from all halls are welcome).
Eco-reps will work to educate their peers about sustainable lifestyles and resources, assist with marketing and outreach [...]

RecycleMania brings March e-waste collection, can/bottle fundraiser and more!

Friday, March 2nd, 2012

RecycleMania continues! This annual recycling competition amongst U.S. universities is chock-full of activities and opportunities to have fun, recycle your hard-to-recycle items, save money, show your recycling pride, and help OSU win!
March calendar:
E-Waste Collection: Help OSU win!

Wednesday, March 7 at 8:00 am-7:30 pm and Thursday-Wednesday, March 8-9 and 12-14 at 8:00 am-4:00 pm.
Recycling/Surplus [...]

Recycling is hiring students to join our team!

Tuesday, February 21st, 2012

OSU Campus Recycling and Surplus Property are currently hiring student employees to start as soon as possible.
Duties:

Sorting and pricing surplus
Recycling route pick-ups with state vehicles
Posting products online on Ebay and LabX
Surplus billing and shipping
Other warehouse activities associated with surplus and recycling
Loading trucks and lifting
Working in a warehouse environment where weather and temperatures can vary
Working up [...]