Welcome Visitor!

This page is intended to provide information on how to access sustainability features around the OSU Corvallis campus. 

Recognition

OSU has been recognized by numerous organizations for its committment to sustainability.  But we don't stop there!

Find more recognition in our Sustainability Office brochure linked below!

Self-guided Sustainability Tour

Want to see some of OSU's Corvallis campus sustainability "hot-spots"?  Check out the self-guided sustainability tour brochure.

Interested in getting a tour of the LEED-Platinum certified Energy Center? Please contact us.

Transportation Options

While there is plenty of parking around campus for your visit, we encourage you to consider alternative forms of transportation to get to and get around campus. You can check out our alternative transportaion brochure, or visit the links posted below.

 

Rain Water Resource Guide

OSU's Corvallis campus has a variety of features to more sustainably handle water. Check out the rainwater resource guide to learn more!


 

Green Buildings

All of OSU's new buildings are being built to LEED-silver equivalant standards or higher.  Go here to see current and past projects.

 

Green Space

It's not just about buildings...  Twice awarded "Tree Campus USA" status by the Arbor Day Foundation, OSU also strives to restore habitat, protect waterways and create additional green spaces around campus.

 

Getting to Campus:

 

Getting around Campus:

For general transportation and parking information, please see the OSU Transportation Services website.

Coming to campus in an electric vehicle (EV) and want to charge up?  Please contact us!

 

Sustainable Eating

University Housing and Dining Services (UHDS) tries to make their activities and services as sustainable as possible.  To see what UHDS is doing in their facilities, which include three large dining centers, please see their sustainability page

There are a number of restaurants in Corvallis that support local agriculture and have implemented more sustainable practices at their businesses.  The Corvallis Sustainability Coalition issued a list of restaurants that strive to use ingredients from nearby counties. 

 

Waste & Recycling

OSU strives to decrease its landfill-bound waste by reducing, reusing and recycling;  Campus Recycling spearheads these efforts.  Please help us keep our campus beautiful by reducing what you need to throw away, and properly disposing of what does need to be discarded.

Visit Campus Recycling’s website for info on how to recycle, services provided, how to get involved in the Waste Watchers student club, etc. Visit Surplus Property’s website for info on reuse of university property and the OSUsed Store.

For off campus services, including compost collection, visit Republic Service’s website.