Campus Conservation Nationals 2014 Results

Campus Conservation Nationals (CCN) is the largest conservation competition for colleges and universities in the world! This friendly competition measures the percent reduction of electricity and water usage in the residence buildings on campuses. Last year, the competition saved over 2 million kilowatt-hours of electricity and 1.5 million gallons of water! This year, our campus […]

Campus Conservation Nationals Water Reads

Howdy All! Today is the final day of water meter reads for this years conservation competition and what a beautiful day to end such an important and uplifting event. Y’all did a great job this year keep up the good work and enjoy the sunshine!

Get Caught Green Handed

Throughout the second week of March, members of SSI and the “Waste Watchers” sought out to catch students at OSU on their best ‘green’ behavior. Those that were seen recycling, composting, reusing, or performing other healthy environmental activities were rewarded with a variety of prizes. This promotion of being “green” was held throughout all last […]

Oregon State ranked in top ten Greenest Universities by BestColleges

A recent write-up by documented Oregon State University as the ninth greenest university in the United States. The website put together the list based on STARS (Sustainability Tracking, Rating, and Assessment System) scores given to each school through the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education. BestColleges published their top 32 picks […]