Syllabus

2019 Class Materials

NOTE: The following materials are from the previous year's course and will change in 2020. In particular, the 2020 class will have virtual rather than onsite tours and two more class nights (so that classes are shorter in duration).

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:
    • School classroom presentations
    • Public presentations
    • informational booths
    • Develop a simple recycling resource; distribute
  • Resource: Possible Payback Hours

 

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