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2017 Master Recycler Class reg. open

Wednesday, October 26th, 2016

Now’s the time to sign-up for the 2017 Linn and Benton Master Recycler class offered by Republic Services and OSU Campus Recycling – act soon to secure your spot! WHEN: 8 required classes on Tuesday nights, January 10th through February 28th at 6:15-9:00 pm plus 2 required Saturday field trips (January 21st and February 11th) […]

Pedal Corvallis: A Community Bike Share Program

Monday, August 1st, 2016

Pedal Corvallis is officially here! Thanks to the partnership of Oregon Cascades West Council of Governments and InterCommunity Health Network Coordinated Care Organization the community bikeshare has arrived to Corvallis, OR. Zagster© is operating the share, a company who operates more than 130 programs nationwide. The community bikeshare program is targeted to aid Medicaid members for medial […]

Trash Talk: What plastics are recyclable?

Tuesday, January 19th, 2016

What plastics are accepted in recycling bins on the Oregon State University campus? Andrea tells you about the four shapes in this week’s Trash Talk video. This post is part of OSU Campus Recycling‘s Trash Talk series – where we answer your waste wonderings. More videos are available here on the Ecologue and on YouTube.

OSU Joins DOE’s EV Workplace Charging Challenge

Thursday, July 16th, 2015

Oregon State University is proud to demonstrate its leadership in workplace sustainability by supporting the development of the national plug-in electric vehicle (PEV) charging infrastructure. OSU is pursuing this goal as part of the U.S. Department of Energy’s Workplace Charging Challenge – a national partnership that aims to increase the number of employers offering workplace […]

APRIL. 23RD : MARION AND POLK COUNTIES CARPOOL/VANPOOL INFORMATIONAL MEETING

Wednesday, April 8th, 2015

Do you commute from the Marion or Polk County areas to Corvallis? You’re invited to a carpool/vanpool informational meeting Thursday, April 23rd from 12-1 p.m. in the Memorial Union Council Room 222 (2501 SW Jefferson Way). Free lunch will be provided!   This meeting is targeted to OSU students, staff, and faculty who live in […]

Feb. 27th : Lane County Carpool/Vanpool Informational Meeting

Saturday, February 21st, 2015

Do you commute from the Lane County area to Corvallis? You’re invited to a Lane County Carpool/Vanpool informational meeting Friday, February 27th from 12-1 p.m. in the Memorial Union Journey Room 104 (2501 SW Jefferson Way). Free lunch will be provided! This meeting is targeted to OSU students, staff, and faculty who live in Eugene […]

Rethinking our Wardrobe: Saving the World and our Wallets

Monday, January 19th, 2015

We all need clothes. Frequently, we find ourselves buying more clothes. We add to our closets when our old clothes don’t fit us anymore or are completely falling apart. We update our wardrobe for the new school year, to keep up with new fashion trends or when we get a new job. When we buy […]

Corvallis Makes Quarterfinals in National Energy Competition

Thursday, September 11th, 2014

Corvallis has made it to the quarterfinals for the Georgetown University Energy Prize, a $5 million incentive to reduce energy consumption. The Corvallis application was submitted  in June, including letters of support from numerous local businesses and non-profits, Mayor Julie Manning, the Corvallis City Council, and all three utilities: Pacific Power, Consumers Power and Northwest […]

Drive Less Save More: South Town

Thursday, July 24th, 2014

The City of Corvallis is hosting free transportation outreach events all summer in South Corvallis.  While the “Drive Less Save More: Southtown” campaign is geared toward South Corvallis residents, the events are open to anyone! The next event is the Sage Concert Family Bike Ride on Thursday, July 24 at 5:30 p.m. The ride will […]

Corvallis Recycling Block Captains Needed

Thursday, July 17th, 2014

The Sustainability Coalition’s Waste Prevention Action Team is inviting Corvallis residents to participate in the Recycling Block Captains program. As a recycling block captain, you can help educate your neighbors about recycling, composting, and waste prevention, as well as encourage their full participation in the opportunities that Republic Services is currently providing. The time commitment is 1-5 […]

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