Posts Tagged ‘SSI’

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 [...]

Learn D.I.Y. skills at the October and November Repair Fairs

Wednesday, October 16th, 2013

The Repair Fairs are back! Come to the Recycling Warehouse at 644 SW 13th Street on Thursday, October 24th between the hours of 6 and 8 pm for our first Repair Fair of the year.
Bring your broken items and questions and volunteers will help you learn how to repair your things, and attend demos [...]

Volunteer with the Waste Watchers! Here’s how.

Tuesday, October 8th, 2013

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 [...]

Come to the Waste Watchers’ Meet ‘n’ Eat: Oct. 2, 5:30-6:30 pm

Tuesday, September 24th, 2013

Learn about the Waste Watchers, a joint volunteer group between Campus Recycling and the Student Sustainability Initiative, at our first event of the year – the Meet ‘n’ Eat.
The mission of the Waste Watchers is to engage students and the community in waste reduction at OSU by providing educational programming, meaningful opportunities for action, and [...]

Final Repair Fair Wed. May 29: Free repairs and demonstrations

Thursday, May 23rd, 2013

Come to the Recycling Warehouse at 644 SW 13th Street on Wednesday, May 29th between the hours of 5:30 and 7:30 pm for our last Repair Fair of the year!
Bring your broken items and questions; volunteers will help you learn how to repair your things.
Save money, save natural resources and be part of a DIY [...]

Earth Week kicks off tomorrow! Runs April 20-27.

Friday, April 19th, 2013

At OSU, we have been celebrating Earth Day ever since the first one in 1970. But we’re too hardcore for just one day of observance of this amazing planet we live on, so we celebrate for a full week! Hence: Earth Week, a week of fun and educational activities geared toward raising environmental awareness and [...]

OSU listed again in Princeton Review’s Guide to Green Colleges

Wednesday, April 17th, 2013

OSU received 98 points out of a possible 99 as a ‘green’ school in the latest edition of “The Princeton Review’s Guide to 322 Green Colleges: 2013 Edition.”  The Princeton Review analyzes data from the survey about the schools’ course offerings, campus infrastructure, activities and career preparation to measure their commitment [...]

Congrats Weatherford and Hawley Halls: Eco-Challenge winners!

Friday, March 8th, 2013

Congratulations for the Res. Hall Eco-Challenge Month winners, Weatherford for recycling and Hawley for electricity!
Weatherford recycled the most, 3.1 pounds per person over the three weeks, and won the RecycleMania Res. Hall trophy.
Hawley used the least amount of electricity compared to an earlier baseline, and won a certificate.
See the full results here and learn about [...]

OSU Now Recruiting Student Sustainability Advisor

Monday, March 4th, 2013

Oregon State University and the Department of Student Leadership and Involvement (SLI) invite applications for our newly created Student Sustainability Advisor.  This position is 12-month, 1.0 FTE professional faculty appointment. Salary will be commensurate with education and experience.  Applications are due by March 31, 2013.

The Student Sustainability Advisor is charged with supporting and advising the STUDENT SUSTAINABILITY [...]