Who are the Waste Watchers?

Waste Watchers conducting a waste auditWaste Watchers is a group run by Campus Recycling 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.

You can become a Waste Watcher too by volunteering with us (see opportunities below)! See group leaders on our chair positions page.

Current Volunteer Opportunities

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Waste Watchers Spring Weekly meetings

  • When: Tuesdays, 6:30-7:30 pm, March 31 - June 2
  • Where: Virtual meetings via Zoom; please email Andrea or direct message us on Instagram or Facebook (Click here for info from OSU on Zoom)
  • What: Join the league of the Waste Watchers - using our knowledge of waste reduction and sustainability we can educate others and fight the scourge of waste! Stay in the loop by joining our Facebook group
  • For more info, please contact Andrea Norris via email

Jeopardy Night

  • When: Thursday, April 16th, 7-8 pm
  • Where: On Zoom (at the time of the event, open your Zoom app, click Join, and enter meeting ID 923 9315 1353 and the password 002053)
  • What: Are you ready to test your trivia knowledge of topics like OSU, sustainability, pop culture, and more? Join the Waste Watchers Club for a virtual trivia night! Play with your friends/family or play solo. Free and open to everyone. Top winners will get prizes sent to them!
  • For more info, please contact Andrea Norris via email

50 Years of Earth Day & Recycling at OSU: Our Past, Present, and Where to Go Next

  • When: Earth Day, Wednesday, April 22nd, 6:30-8 pm
  • Where: On Zoom (see event webpage for how to join)
  • What: Join this Earth Day event to hear from panelists who played lead roles in the first Earth Day and recycling programs at OSU in the 1970s, current OSU students sharing highlights from waste management today, and lastly to discuss – with your input – what we envision should be next.
  • For more info, please contact Andrea Norris via email

For More Information

If you have questions about the Waste Watchers or volunteer opportunities, please contact Andrea Norris via email or 541-737-5398.