Posts Tagged ‘Volunteer’

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 [...]

Waste Watchers Spotlight: Kyle Reed

Tuesday, May 13th, 2014

Name: Kyle Reed
Title/Nickname: Reedcycler
Degree: Biology, Marine Option
Year in School: Second year
When did you start volunteering with the Waste Watchers?
I began to volunteer for the Waste Watchers at the beginning of my first term at OSU.
What has been your favorite project or event that the Waste Watchers have been involved in?
That’s a tough call. I really [...]

Waste Watchers Spotlight: Jasmine Armas

Tuesday, May 6th, 2014

Name: Jasmine Armas
Title/Nickname: Curly Fry
Degree: Zoology, Pre-Vet Option
Year in School: First year
When did you start volunteering with the Waste Watchers?
I started volunteering around the beginning of fall term.
What has been your favorite project or event that the Waste Watchers have been involved in?
I love the Repair Fairs; they bring community members and [...]

Waste Watchers Spotlight: Jessica Collins

Tuesday, April 29th, 2014

Name: Jessica Collins
Nickname/Title: Star Volunteer
Degree: Undergrad
Year in School: First/Freshman standing
I started volunteering with the Waste Watchers last fall term (’13).
My favorite project that I was involved in was Get Caught Green-Handed.
I keep volunteering with the Waste Watchers because it is a place where I can openly share ideas and act upon them with like-minded people.
I’d [...]

Waste Watchers Spotlight: Rachel Tholl

Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014

Name: Rachel Tholl
Title: Membership Chairwoman
Degree: Bachelors in Education and French
Year: Second
When did you start volunteering with the Waste Watchers?
Fall term of 2013.
What has been your favorite project or event that the Waste Watchers have been involved in?
I really like the Repair Fairs. I always have at least one thing that could use fixing, and I [...]

Waste Watchers Spotlight: Walker Holden

Tuesday, April 15th, 2014

Name: Walker Holden
Title: Star Volunteer
Degree: Environmental Science
Year: Freshman
When did you start volunteering with the Waste Watchers?
I began volunteering at the beginning of Fall term.
What has been your favorite project or event that the Waste Watchers have been involved in?
I love the Repair Fair that we hold twice a term. It’s great that we do this [...]

SSI Travel Grantee: Amy Kordosky

Saturday, April 12th, 2014

Amy Kordosky received an SSI Travel Grant of $250 to travel to Costa Rica during OSU’s Spring break and participate in a construction & renovation project in San Jose. She wrote up a blog post for the Ecologue to describe her experience and provided a few pictures.
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Ten engineers from Oregon State University, including myself, went [...]

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 [...]