Syllabus

Class Materials

Please complete readings and reflections prior to each class. Presentations will be posted as they become available.

October 1 - Course Overview and Landfill

October 8 - Composting and Vermicomposting

October 15 - Waste Reduction and Reuse

Saturday, October 19 - Field Trip: Landfill & PRC (Required)

  • Meet at the Corvallis Republic Services main parking lot (view on Google Maps) by 9:00 am. We will be back by 12:30 pm.

October 22 - Recycling: Curbside Collection

Thursday, October 24 - Field Trip: Sorting Facility (Optional)

  • Meet at the Corvallis Republic Services main parking lot (view on Google Maps) by 8:00 am. We will be back by 1:00 pm.

October 29 - Recycling: Special Materials

November 5 - Household Hazardous Waste

Saturday, November 9 - Field Trip: OSU Sustainability (Required)

November 12 - Community Sustainability

November 19 - Pay Back Plans and Potluck

  • Please bring a potluck dish to share and your own reusable serving ware set!
  • Reading: Chp 8: Community Outreach
  • Reflection: Pages 159-160
  • Project breakout group topics:
    • Group project ideas will be determined as a class on November 5th
  • Resource: Possible Payback Hours

 

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