Beyond Earth Day: A Week in Summary
Last week, from April 20th to the 27th, ASOSU, CCE, SSI, Campus Recycling, and the Sustainability Office hosted Beyond Earth Day, an annual celebration put on by OSU and the greater Corvallis community. The program hoped to offer engaging events focused on “sustainable earth ecosystems, social progress and justice, and a healthy economy”, with a diverse group […]
Contech Stormwater Filters on OSU Campus
Seniors in chemical, biological, and environmental engineering at Oregon State University can culminate their experience with a senior project. This year, a 2017 Senior Capstone Project Report by OSU students (CBEE 416) working with David Eckert of the Corvallis Sustainability Coalition has released a “Comparative Analysis of Stormwater Pollutant Loads Mitigated by Contech Stormwater Filters on OSU […]
OSU and City of Corvallis pledge, “We Are Still In”.
A national pledge has made its way to the City of Corvallis where the mayor and Oregon State President have vowed, “We Are Still In”. This pledge supporting national climate action has been signed by thousands all over the country. This all comes after the June 1 announcement from President Donald Trump that the United […]
Corvallis Sustainability Coalition: Now Seeking Interns!
The Corvallis Sustainability Coalition is seeking interns for Winter term for the 2016-2017 school year. If you or anyone you know is a senior in an undergraduate program and needs to fulfill an internship requirement for their degree, here is a great opportunity! Build your resume and work on one or more projects that will […]
Applications Now Available for Corvallis Sustainability Coalition’s Steering Committee!
Interested in having a leadership role? Want to help make Corvallis a more sustainable place? Then look no further! The Corvallis Sustainability Coalition is currently looking to recruit new members for their Steering Committee for a 2-year term. The mission of the Corvallis Sustainability Coalition is to promote an ecologically, socially, and economically healthy city […]
Become an Energizer for Take Charge Corvallis!
The Corvallis Sustainability Coalition is currently looking for volunteers (called Energizers!) to help spread the word about “Take Charge Corvallis”. Take Charge Corvallis is the coalition’s local initiative to compete for the $5 million Georgetown University Energy Prize. The initiative’s goal is to get all community members in the know about how important energy saving […]
Sustainability Fair and Town Hall 2015
It’s time again for the Corvallis Sustainability Coalition‘s annual event, the Sustainability Fair and Town hall! This year, the event will be taking place Thursday, March 12th at the CH2MHill Alumni Center (725 SW 26th Street) on OSU campus. Starting at 5 pm, you’ll be able to visit more than 50 hands-on exhibits that represent various […]
Corvallis Car Free Day
Gear Up for the 5th Annual Car Free Day in Corvallis! This year’s Car Free Festival will take place Sunday, September 21st, at Riverfront Park in Corvallis with Car Free Day following on Monday the 22nd. On Sunday, there will be back to back events from 1-4 pm including music, food, kid’s activities, information booths, […]
Corvallis Recycling Block Captains Needed
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 […]
Statewide recycling conference to be held at OSU June 19-21
Join recycling professionals at Sustainable Oregon, the 36th annual Association of Oregon Recyclers Conference & Trade Show Thursday-Saturday, June 19-21, held on the OSU campus for the first time this year! This three-day, interactive learning experience features leading-edge educational sessions, workshops, local and national experts and speakers, facility tours, valuable networking opportunities, and an awards […]