Benton County Fair Looking For Volunteers

The annual Benton County Fair (July 29-Aug 1) is currently looking for volunteers to help with the waste stations. Volunteers will help fair-goers sort their waste into compost, recycling, and trash. As compensation, volunteers will receive a FREE FAIR TICKET if they work 2 hours. Free parking passes will also be provided to all volunteers. […]

Drug Take Back Event at Benton County Fairgrounds

The Benton County Sheriff’s Office has partnered with the Philomath Police Department, Benton County Fairgrounds, and the Benton County Health Department to offer a Drug Take Back Event this Saturday, June 27th from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The event is targeted to prevent the misuse of prescription drugs as well as to help keep the […]

3-D Printing with Recycled Plastic

3-D printing technology has advanced so greatly that relatively inexpensive 3-D printers are now available and popping up all over the OSU Campus. The Valley Library recently made 3-D printing available to any student and also has a 24 hour web cam set-up for viewing of the articles being made ( One major drawback at the moment […]

Day of Caring Service Projects

Registration is now open for Day of Caring Service Projects on May 29th! Students, staff, and faculty are invited to participate in this day of service. Choose from 6 different projects with 6 community partners, which will take place from 2-4 PM or 2-4:30 PM. Check-in will be on campus at the MU Lounge with transportation […]

Sustainability Office recruiting one full time position

A rare thing is happening in the OSU Sustainability Office: we are recruiting for a full time position! With the departure of Sonja Mae, who held the Sustainability Program Specialist position for about three years, available is an unparalleled opportunity to help make Oregon State a more sustainable university. This position will assist in the […]

Recreational Sports and Sustainability

Oregon State University strives to include sustainability in every department, and Recreational Sports is no exception. This year Rec-Sports hired their first ever Student Sustainability Coordinator, who will help the department work as a steward for the sustainable movement on campus by utilizing technology, educating users and staff, and leading by example. The mission of Rec-Sports is to promote health and […]

Join the Student Sustainability Initiative Fee Board

Be a voice for sustainability at OSU! Apply for a Student Sustainability Initiative (SSI) Fee Board Chair or Member position for 2015-2016! Develop your leadership skills and make decisions that have a direct impact on campus infrastructure and student involvement in sustainability.  The Student Sustainability Initiative Fee Board is composed of five voting student members […]

Arbor Day At OSU

Happy Arbor Day everyone! Oregon State has a long long-running tradition of tree planting, care and stewardship and this year is no exception. This week we have been celebrating  Beyond Earth Day, ten days of exciting events to raise awareness of and engagement in sustainability. For the last six years, Oregon State has been the recipient of Tree […]

OSU Sustainability Office Now Hiring!

The OSU Sustainability Office seeks outgoing and enthusiastic students to fill two different paid positions beginning in May 2015 and running through at least the end of the 2016 school year. Positions are available to both work-study and non-work-study students. Applications are due by 5PM, Thursday, April 30. Energy Project Student Technical Assistant $11.00/hr | 10-20 hrs/wk […]

Beyond Earth Day Begins This Saturday, April 18th!

Get ready everyone, Beyond Earth Day is almost here! OSU has celebrated Earth Day since 1970 and we are still going strong! Starting this Saturday, April 18th, there will be ten days of fun and engaging events that involve the interconnectedness between people and the planet. From a sunset trail run to an All Species Masquerade, […]