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Welcome to OSU's sustainability website!
Interested in joining clubs and organizations with a focus on sustainability but don’t know where to find them? Overwhelmed by how much OSU has to offer? Check out our new sustainability clubs & orgs page for a comprehensive list of groups that are working towards creating a more sustainable community here at Oregon State University! #SustainableBeavs
11,000 scientists from 153 countries have officially declared a climate emergency. This global coalition of scientists led by William J. Ripple and Christopher Wolf of Oregon State University says “untold human suffering” is unavoidable without deep and lasting shifts in human activities that contribute to greenhouse gas emissions and other factors related to climate change. The scientists have identified six areas in which humanity should take immediate steps to slow down the effects of our warming planet.
Read more here: https://tinyurl.com/rnmxcao
Join us in defeating U of O in this year's RecycleMania! RecycleMania is an annual, 8-week recycling competition running February 2nd - March 28th this year. You can help us win the Oregon Classic and compete nationally by recycling, composting and reducing your trash. So grab your recyclables and recycle, recycle, recycle!
Learn more at http://tiny.cc/rm-osu. #sustainablebeavs
You’ve heard of our Green Office Certification but did you know we just started a Green Greek Certification and our Green Lab Certification is coming soon?
Work in teams to fill out the survey for your Sorority, Fraternity, or Laboratory and help us fulfill that commitment for a more sustainable beaver community!
Questions? Contact: email@example.com
In February, 2019, OSU received its eighth Gold designation in the Sustainability Tracking, Assessment and Rating System, making it one of a small handful of colleges and universities to reach that milestone, and use STARS each year. STARS provides a complete set of sustainability assessment data for university curriculum, research, operations and outreach.
As shown in "World Scientists' Warning of a Climate Emergency", scientists have a moral obligation to clearly warn humanity of any catastrophic threat and to “tell it like it is.” On the basis of this obligation and the graphical indicators presented, they have declared, with more than 11,000 scientist signatories from around the world, clearly and unequivocally that planet Earth is facing a climate emergency.
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The holidays are always a merry time full of family, friends, and cheer but lurking not far behind comes an increase in waste and higher bills. These all take a toll on the environment and get repeated across the world year after year! To help you have the most sustainable holiday season, we’ve compiled some […]
Become a hero and join the league of the Waste Watchers! Winter term meetings begin January 7th! Starting at 6:00 PM and going until 7:30 PM in Student Experience Center Room 250, our weekly meetings will happen each Tuesday of the term, except March 3rd, until March 10th. Join the club to meet fellow heroes who […]
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Did you hear? The Sustainability Office is hiring! We’re looking for a part-time student employee (10-15hrs/week) to work with campus stakeholders to support policies and actions that reduce OSU’s carbon footprint! Anyone with experience advocating for tangible changes, a desire to work through campus processes at the highest level, and a commitment to making OSU […]
Congratulations to the Oregon State University Honors College on earning the silver-level Green Office Certification! We were first reached out to by a dedicated Honors College student employee who had heard about the Green Office Certification and wanted to know how he could complete it. In partnership with one of the Honors College Graduate Teaching […]