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Business Highlight: Burgerville

Tuesday, October 11th, 2016

Have you seen the new restaurant in town? 70-75% of the ingredients are locally sourced. Their vegetable oil is recycled into bio-diesel. They provide affordable health care to employees.  Right off 9th Street, Burgerville has joined Corvallis! With a tag line, “Fresh. Local. Sustainable.” it only felt right to do some research and highlight sustainable efforts Burgerville have put […]

Toyota of Corvallis: Grand Opening September 29th, 2016

Tuesday, September 27th, 2016

Come tour Toyota of Corvallis new LEED Platinum, Net Zero facilities at their grand opening this Thursday, September 29th. About a month ago, the OSU Sustainability Office was invited to the presentation all about the building where the architects and designers spoke. Details abut the building are in a previous blog post here. This Thursday is open […]

Business Highlight: Toyota of Corvallis, The First LEED Platinum Certified, Net Zero Car Facility

Friday, August 12th, 2016

Toyota of Corvallis is the first car facility in the world with a LEED Platinum certification and is designed to be net zero energy. We were invited to see the facilities and hear the engineers and builders talk details about the planning process, the building specs, and what to expect in the next year. Read […]

Business Highlight: Tec Labs

Tuesday, July 26th, 2016

Ever heard of Tecnu? Maybe in the days of camping with your family, and your mom is scrubbing you down after enjoying a romp through the woods? Or in the desperate search at the drug store after getting infected with poison oak? Tec Labs is a company based in Albany, OR who pride themselves in […]

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