Posts Tagged ‘Volunteer’

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 [...]

Join the Waste Watchers – meetings on Mondays this term

Friday, October 5th, 2012

Have you heard of the Waste Watchers?

We are a joint group between Campus Recycling and the Student Sustainability Initiative that works on events and other outreach related to waste reduction on campus. You can become a Waste Watcher too by volunteering with us! Learn more on our volunteer page, or drop by our fall term [...]

Come to the Waste Watchers’ Meet ‘n’ Eat on Thursday 6-7 pm

Monday, September 24th, 2012

Waste Watchers is a joint group between Campus Recycling and the Student Sustainability Initiative that works on events and other outreach related to waste reduction on campus.
Drop by our first event of the year to enjoy snacks, learn about the volunteer team, meet new people who share your interests, and try your hand at the [...]

Are you good at fixing things? Repair skills needed!

Friday, August 10th, 2012

Citizens of Corvallis and members of the OSU community: Are you good at fixing things?
Campus Recycling’s volunteer team, the Waste Watchers are looking to start a repair workshop where people can bring in common items and get help repairing them rather than buying new.
Do you or someone you know have skills fixing things [...]

Join the da Vinci Days Green Team, get free festival admission

Wednesday, June 13th, 2012

Calling all Waste Warriors!
Campus Recycling is once again coordinating composting and recycling at the annual da Vinci Days Festival (July 20-22) and we need your help!
Sign-up soon to get your preferred shifts, and free festival admission.
How to Volunteer
You will either staff a recycling station – greeting attendees and helping them sort their waste into compost, [...]

Students encouraged to give to non-profits during move-out

Wednesday, June 6th, 2012

On-Campus Students
Now and through June 15, OSU Campus Recycling, Surplus Property and University Housing and Dining are coordinating the Res. Hall Move-Out Donation Drive – an effort to reduce waste and benefit community non-profit organizations.
Last year, nearly 18,000 pounds of material was diverted from the landfill and given to local non-profits. The goal this year [...]

SAGE Garden Open House seeks volunteers

Friday, May 25th, 2012

The Starker Arts Garden for Education (SAGE) is a 1-acre educational production garden located in Bruce Starker Arts Park in Corvallis.  Entirely volunteer run, the garden is a place to learn and explore growing food with fellow community members.  Produce from the garden is donated to local soup kitchens and food banks.  In 2011 over [...]

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 [...]

Job and Internship Opportunities with the Student Sustainability Initiative

Sunday, December 18th, 2011

In the midst of the holiday season, we would like to take a moment and look forward to a couple opportunities coming up in the new year for students to get more involved with the Student Sustainability Initiative (SSI).
1. Design and Visibility Coordinator - Applications due January 10th, 2012
We are looking to hire an OSU student with [...]

Financing for home energy upgrades available until Dec.31

Wednesday, October 12th, 2011

Are you a Corvallis resident with possible energy efficiency upgrades?  If so, now is the time to act!

The City of Corvallis has low-interest loans of $2,500 to $10,000 for energy efficiency projects, but funds are only
available through December 31, 2011.  Energize Corvallis will host an event on Wednesday, October 19 at 7:00 at the [...]