Oregon State receives grant to reduce university food waste
Oregon State University has been awarded $27,372 from the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality’s Materials Management program to help the university reduce food waste. This money will be used to incorporate LeanPath into the dining hall systems, tracking food waste by amount, type, cause, & cost, and allowing staff to make adjustments to prevent waste in […]
May the Fourth Be with You!
University Housing and Dining is putting on an event TODAY, May 4th. In honor of the Forth. Enjoy breakfast, lunch and dinner specials inspired by a galaxy far, far away, plus much more! WHO: Open for staff, faculty and students! WHAT: Trivia Questions: test your galactic knowledge Chewbacca Impersonation: Do you speak Wookie? Give it a try. […]
Eco2Go Container Round Up!
Do you spy an Eco2Go container?? Another term is almost to the end! March is working hard to give us some sunshine today. While out and about, please start rounding up any eco2go containers you see in your break rooms, or in places they don’t belong! Please return the boxes to either of the three dining […]
Five Four One: Organic, Local and Delicious
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. […]
SSI Adopt-a-Bottle Campaign
Trying to stay hydrated, but missing a reusable bottle? Don’t worry! Visit the Valley Library or West Dining Hall to “Adopt” a sanitized reusable bottle for FREE thanks to the Fresh From the Faucet 2016-2017 Adopt-a-Bottle campaign. Fresh From the Faucet is a student-led initiative on the Oregon State University main campus that focuses on […]
Eco2Go Pick Up Service
University housing and dining services have successfully transitioned to reusable to-go containers. Help them out by returning run-aways as the end of the academic year arrives. The first year of eco2go containers is coming to an end. A year of giving out reusable to-go containers, and saving around 400,000 disposable containers from the landfill! Don’t […]
Updates on the New UHDS Eco2Go Program
UHDS restaurants are now providing reusable to-go containers in each dining center. This operational shift will save an estimated 600,000 disposable containers from reaching the landfill each year. The new orange Eco2Go containers can be easily returned in the dining centers, resident hall kitchens and in designated receptacles across campus. UHDS would like to thank […]
Welcome the Eco-Reps!
This year the OSU Sustainability Office, Campus Recycling, UHDS, RHA, Student Leadership and SSI came together to create the Eco-Representative Pilot Program for school year 2012/2013 in select resident halls. This program was developed with the goal of hiring resident representatives in select resident halls to represent OSU Campus Sustainability. Eco-Reps are responsible for advancing […]