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The Great Move Out begins this week!

Last year we diverted more than 32,000 pounds of goods from the landfill during the Great Move Out. This year we are going to do that again! Here is how you can help: Living in a Residence Hall? Most on-campus residents find it difficult to balance packing, cleaning and finals all in one week. So […]

Call for Abstracts for the 10th Annual Northwest Climate Conference

Do you have an interesting presentation about climate science, impacts, and adaptations that you would like to share with the public? The Oregon Climate Change Research Institute wants you to  submit an abstract for an oral presentation, poster presentation, or special session at the 10th Annual Northwest Climate Conference! This conference will be taking place […]

It’s time for the Great Move Out!

Last year during our Res. Hall Donation Drive we diverted more than 32,000 pounds of goods and materials from the landfill and donated them to local nonprofits. This year, we will be working both on-campus and off-campus again to divert and donate even more materials! Each year our amazing volunteers help us to keep those […]

Hiring Sustainability Double Degree Program Advisor

Are you interested in a faculty position at OSU? The College of Agricultural Sciences is seeking a Sustainability Double Degree Program Advisor. This is a full-time, 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position. The primary duties are to recruit for and advise Ecampus and campus-based students about the OSU Sustainability Double Degree Program. Although administratively housed […]

Beyond Earth Day 2019

Beyond Earth Day Running from April 19-26, Beyond Earth Day (BED) is a week-long celebration of people and planet. Programming is focused on earth ecosystems, health and wellness, viable economdence of the health of humans, animals, environment and economy. BED programming highlights programs and activities that celebrate or provide education on the well-being of our society, […]

The Chrysalis Symposium: Courageous Transformation for the Climate Crisis

Scientists have given us an urgent timeline. We have about a decade to cut greenhouse gases in half to avoid catastrophic climate change. How do we, each of us, need to transform to answer this once-in-a-lifetime call and rise to the challenge of the years ahead? How can we change the narratives in our minds […]

The OSU Sustainability Office is Hiring!

The OSU Sustainability Office is hiring two positions, a graphic design student and a marketing and outreach student! The graphic designer will develop print and digital visuals, while the marketing and outreach student will deliver marketing and outreach material via the web and in person, and coordinate event planning. Work schedules for both positions can be […]

OSU Researchers Expand Access to Clean Drinking Water

A team of Oregon State researchers recently published a case study on the adoption of the Instove Water Purifier in Mbale, Uganda. The goal of was to evaluate the efficacy and adoptability of the current product, so the team can improve the design of the novel water treatment technology. As is often the case in […]

OSU Borrowables Program

OSU Borrowables is a program of University Events that provides an inventory of event-related items that OSU faculty, staff, and students can borrow for use at their own events! The initiative is both environmentally and economically sustainable, as it has kept usable items in circulation and saved the university around $100,000 per year over the last […]

Join our first fundraising initiative focused on carbon emissions!

The Associated Students of Oregon State University, OSU Sustainability Office and the OSU Foundation have launched the university’s first fundraising effort focused on reducing university carbon emissions.  Addressing climate change means setting ambitious carbon emissions reduction goals – and doing everything we can to meet them!  So, for the first time ever, we are partnering […]