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Archive for December, 2016

Five Four One: Organic, Local and Delicious

Tuesday, December 20th, 2016

Located in the McNary Dining Center, the micro restaurant Five Four One started in Fall 2015 and was recently featured on the Food Management blog with the plant-based grain bowl highlighted. The Food Management post recognizes college campuses around the country who are changing the college food menus for the better towards more nutritious and sustainable options. […]

OSUsed Store clearance sales Dec. 20 and 23

Monday, December 19th, 2016

Much of the OSUsed Store’s merchandise will be on sale at our End of Year Clearance Sales on Tuesday, December 20th between 5:30 and 7:30 p.m. and Friday, December 23rd between 12:00 and 3:00 p.m. The clearance prices are as follows: 50 or 75% off specially marked items throughout the store 50% off orange dot […]

Repair Fair Reflection: A solution for a throw away society

Friday, December 9th, 2016

One of OSU’s long-standing traditions is the Repair Fair hosted by the Waste Watchers, a student organization whose mission is to engage students and the community in waste reduction on campus. The Repair Fair aims to directly use the Reduce. Reuse. Recycle. Approach. In the Global North, which are the countries that have traditionally been […]

Bioneers Conference 2016 Reflection

Thursday, December 8th, 2016

The Bioneers Conference is an annual gathering of social and environmental activists from all over the world which provides many kinds of opportunities for its participants to engage in the idea of sustainability, and what it means to create a “sustainable” world.  The conference achieves this by offering many types of lectures and activities, including […]

Your Energy Conservation Guide for Winter

Wednesday, December 7th, 2016

Keep your energy bill – and your emissions – low this winter with these energy saving tips! Heating bill through the roof? Try this instead! Open your curtains during the day to let in natural heat from the sun, then close them at night to keep heat locked in. Try bundling up in a cozy […]

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