Posts Tagged ‘SSI’

SSI Travel Grantee: Casey Taylor

Sunday, March 16th, 2014

SSI Travel Grantee Casey Taylor writes about her experience at the Ecological Society of America’s Annual Meeting in Minneapolis, Minnesota in August of 2013.

SSI Travel Grantee: Allison Marshall

Thursday, March 13th, 2014

Allison Marshall is an SSI Travel Grantee from November 2013. This is her blog post about her travel to the American Water Resources Association Annual Conference.

Campus Conservation Nationals 2014

Friday, February 21st, 2014

Campus Conservation Nationals 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! There are high hopes [...]

RecycleMania 2014 Kicks Off with M.U. Quad Trash Monster

Tuesday, February 4th, 2014

If you have passed through the Memorial Union Quad yet this week, you may have noticed a new presence: a heaping, stinking beast most foul!
The RecycleMania Trash Monster, as it’s known, was built by our student volunteer team the Waste Watchers last week. It is built a monster out of 260 lbs. of trash – [...]

Let’s Build a Trash Monster! Construction Party on Wednesday

Monday, January 27th, 2014

Ready to tap into your creative side?
Come by the Waste Watchers‘ event Let’s Build a Trash Monster: Scrap Sculpture Construction Party on Wednesday, January 29 between 5:30 and 8:00 pm at the OSU Recycling Warehouse (644 SW 13th St.)!

Drop by anytime in the timeframe to lend a hand in building a trash monster sculpture using [...]

Repair Fair Thurs. Jan. 23: Get your fix!

Tuesday, January 21st, 2014

If it’s broke, fix it! Do so by coming to the Recycling Warehouse at 644 SW 13th Street on Thursday, January 23rd between 5:30 and 7:30 pm for our January Repair Fair.
Bring your broken items and questions and volunteers will help you learn how to repair your things, and drop-in DIY (do it [...]

Volunteer with the Waste Watchers in winter 2014! Here are 3 ways.

Friday, January 3rd, 2014

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 [...]

Contribute recyclables at this weekend’s game to help OSU compete!

Wednesday, November 20th, 2013

At the November 23rd home game, OSU is participating in the EPA Game Day Challenge, a national competition to recycle and reduce waste at college football games.
Bring your recyclable and compostable items to Parker Plaza between 4:30 and 7:30 pm on game day to win a prize and help OSU compete!
The [...]

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 [...]

Celebrate America Recycles Day Friday, November 15th!

Monday, November 11th, 2013

America Recycles Day is “a nationally recognized day dedicated to promoting and celebrating recycling in the United States.”
Come celebrate on Friday, November 15th between 10:00 am and 1:00 pm in the center of the Memorial Union Quad by taking the recycling pledge – help OSU cover a dumpster with signatures! Also play the sorting [...]