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We’re Hiring!

The OSU Sustainability Office is now recruiting for a Sustainability Software Engineer! Join a committed team by applying for this coveted student worker position that helps make OSU more sustainable – both behind the scenes and front and center! Position Description: The Student Software Engineer helps develop and maintain web applications for sustainability projects at […]

Waste Watchers Winter Term Meetings

Become a hero and join the league of the Waste Watchers! Winter term meetings begin January 15th! Starting at 2:30 PM and going until 4:00 PM on Zoom, our meetings will happen every-other-Friday in even weeks of the term until March 12th. Join the club to meet fellow heroes who share your interest in sustainability, & […]

Carbon Neutral OSU: what you can do!

This January, the Faculty Senate Ad Hoc Committee on the OSU Carbon Commitment and the Sustainability Office will host a climate forum to discuss OSU’s carbon neutral commitment, what progress has been made towards this goal, and what action still needs to be taken to reduce the university’s carbon footprint. Four key speakers will report […]

University Events gets Silver!

Congratulations to University Events on earning the copper-level Green Office Certification! This is the second time University Events has been certified, and it’s really awesome to see them continuing to make their space more sustainable and working to improve their score! Some of the changes made since their last certification include: Tracking personal carbon footprints […]

Fall and Frights the Waste Watchers Way

As we step into the new season of fall, it’s important to find ways to reduce your waste at home. From getting into the Halloween spirit, to fighting the scariest monster of all –food waste– here are some tips to help you reduce your waste this fall by getting crafty in the kitchen, composting, and […]

We’re Hiring!

The Sustainability Office is recruiting for student employees! Join a committed team by applying for one of these coveted student worker positions that help make OSU more sustainable – both behind the scenes and front and center! We are currently recruiting a Software Guru and Eco-reps. Software Guru: Interested in software development and sustainability? We’re currently […]

PMEL Helium Isotope Lab gets Copper Certified!

Congratulations to the PMEL Helium Isotope Lab on earning the Copper-level Green Lab Certification! The Sustainability Office has been working with the PMEL Helium Isotope Lab on ways to make their space more sustainable, and they’ve done an amazing job! Some highlights from their results include: Using CFL and LED light bulbs for all task lighting and […]

Geomicrobiology Lab wins Copper!

Congratulations to the Geomicrobiology Lab on earning the Copper-level Green Lab Certification! The Sustainability Office has been working with the Geomicrobiology Lab on ways to make their space more sustainable, and they’ve done an amazing job! Some highlights from their results include: Using Energy Star rated freezers; Ensuring that all overhead lighting has LED or CFL bulbs; […]

The Goni Lab wins Gold!

Congratulations to Goni Lab on earning the Gold-level Green Lab Certification! The Sustainability Office has been working with Goni Lab on ways to make their space more sustainable, and they’ve done an amazing job! Some highlights from their results include: Using Energy Star certified computer backup power units; Inspecting all freezers and fridges in the […]

PacWave gets Gold!

Congratulations to PacWave on earning the gold-level Green Office Certification! PacWave, PMEC, and OCCRI have been working in collaboration with each other and with the Sustainability Office on ways to ‘green’ their space and they’ve done an amazing job!  Some highlights from their results include: Configuring electronics settings so that all devices turn off or […]