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Archive for March, 2011

Sustainability Writing Contest for OSU students

Sunday, March 27th, 2011

The Spring Creek Project and the OSU Student Sustainability Initiative present OSU’s First Annual Sustainability Writing Contest: “THE GREAT WORK — Re-imagining Humanity as the Planet Changes” The Spring Creek Project and the Student Sustainability Initiative are interested in hearing your stories and ideas about ways to move forward with issues of sustainability and conservation […]

Cashing in on incentives

Wednesday, March 16th, 2011

While we’d love to think that all of what we do here in the sustainability realm is proactive and earth-shattering, quite a bit of our work is simply maintaining what has been created, or tracking and reporting what is currently happening.  A great example of this is OSU applying for incentive money distributed by the […]

Earth Week 2011 registration now open

Monday, March 14th, 2011

Is your department or local organization involved in sustainability? Are you interested in recruiting participants? Sharing information? Showcasing your eco-accomplishments? If you answered yes to any of these questions, you might be a good fit for OSU’s annual Earth Week celebration! Please consider signing up for a free booth at the annual OSU Earth Week […]

Print and Mail Moves Toward More Sustainable Fleet of Copiers

Friday, March 11th, 2011

When Print & Mail researched the options for new, more technologically advanced copiers for the OSU campus, the decision seemed logical to find a fleet that was at the height of sustainability. Beginning this week, all of the copiers on campus will be systematically upgraded to a new Ricoh fleet. The Ricoh line is supported […]

RecycleMania: A Recap, Plus What is Yet to Come!

Wednesday, March 2nd, 2011

We are halfway through RecycleMania and so far OSU has recycled and composted 247,269 lbs – up more than 50,000 lbs over this time last year! We’ve held many events over the term and have many yet to come. Two weeks ago we displayed our sea creature made by OSU students, out of recycled materials. […]

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