Posts Tagged ‘Volunteer’

Help Combat Climate Change as a Neighborhood Sustainability Steward!

Friday, December 12th, 2014

OSU Extension’s innovative Neighborhood Sustainability Stewards volunteer program engages the local community in climate change actions on a household level.  Program goals are: to engage the general public in a climate change conversation, to give the public tools to lower CO2 emissions on a household level, and to provide skills to live [...]

Coffee Cup Coup – Can we count you in?

Monday, December 8th, 2014

The Coffee Cup Coup is a campaign founded in the belief that together, we can overthrow the tyranny of the disposable cup.
Why, you say? Because…

3,000 coffee cups are thrown away every day at OSU. In a recent audit, we found 563 coffee cups in just 1 dumpster.
They are never recyclable.
Reusable mugs save you money…and save [...]

Get Involved with the Waste Watchers

Thursday, October 9th, 2014

Interested in volunteering on campus? Gaining leadership skills? Making an impact on sustainability? If any of these describe you, the Waste Watchers club may be the right fit for you!
The Waste Watchers work on events and outreach focused on reducing waste on campus. There are multiple ways to get involved:

Don’t have a lot of time? [...]

Energize Corvallis: Now Hiring Interns

Tuesday, October 7th, 2014

Looking for an internship this academic year? Interested in helping Corvallis pursue its sustainability goals and projects? Look no further than Energize Corvallis.

Energize Corvallis is a local organization dedicated to helping Corvallis become one of the most energy efficient and climate-friendly cities in the United States. They are a collaboration between the City of Corvallis, [...]

Question of the Week: Fall ‘14 Waste Watchers’ Weekly Meetings

Wednesday, October 1st, 2014

Time for our Question of the Week!
The first person to respond with the correct answer will win a reusable OSU utensil set.
Submit your answer here (“Leave a Reply,” below) or on our Facebook page. Only one post per person, please.
Question of the Week
The Waste Watchers will have weekly meetings throughout fall term at the SSC. What time [...]

Volunteer for the Bike Parking Utilization Study and get swag!

Saturday, September 27th, 2014

Have you ever found yourself in the middle of campus, needing to park your bike but there wasn’t a place in sight? Help the OSU Alternative Transportation Advisory Committee solve the bike parking issues on campus by participating in the Bike Parking Utilization Study on Tuesday and Wednesday October 14th  and 15th, or October 21st [...]

Help OSU divert 28,000 lbs from the landfill!

Thursday, June 5th, 2014

As you may have heard, the Move-out Donation Drive is currently underway! This year, our goal is to divert 28,000 lbs from the landfill, and here’s how you can help:
Donate
Students living on campus can donate their extra and unwanted items in one of the donation bins, which are located in the lobby’s of each of [...]

Waste Watchers Spotlight: Kyle Knight

Tuesday, May 27th, 2014

Name: Kyle Knight
Title/Nickname: KKnight
Degree: Industrial Engineering + Economics
Year in School: Senior
When did you start volunteering with the Waste Watchers?
April 2012.
What has been your favorite project or event that the Waste Watchers have been involved in?
The repair fairs, and get caught green-handed.
What keeps you volunteering with the Waste Watchers?
My favorite part is meeting great people, the [...]

Waste Watchers Spotlight: Andrea Norris

Tuesday, May 20th, 2014

Name: Andrea Norris
Title/Nickname: Known as Dre in the WW. Marketing & Development Coordinator for Campus Recycling.
Degree: B.S. in Fisheries and Wildlife
Year in School:Graduated in 2008
When did you start volunteering with the Waste Watchers?
I’m fortunate enough to be a founding mother! Our volunteer team officially named itself the Waste Watchers in the summer of 2012.
What has [...]