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First Platinum Certification: OSU-Cascades Office of Student Life!

Congratulations to the OSU-Cascades Office of Student Life on earning the first ever Platinum-level Green Office Certification! This office received a gold-level certification earlier this year (already a big achievement) but they didn’t stop there! For the past few months, they have been working hard to make their office more sustainable and improve their score. […]

The Applied Economics Department gets Silver Certified!

Congratulations to the Applied Economics Department for earning the Silver-level Green Office Certification! The Sustainability Office is excited to share some of the amazing progress made by the Applied Economics Department in making their office space more sustainable. Some highlights from their results include: Always using Campus Recycling’s event recycling service when coordinating events Providing […]

The OSU-Cascades Office of Student Life wins Gold!

Congratulations to the OSU-Cascades Office of Student Life on earning the gold-level Green Office Certification! The Sustainability Office has been working with the Office of Student Life on Cascades campus to make their office space more sustainable, and they’ve made some awesome progress! Some highlights from their results include: Ensuring that all electronic devices are […]

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 […]

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 […]

The Pacific Marine Energy Center gets Gold!

Congratulations to the Pacific Marine Energy Center on earning the gold-level Green Office Certification! PMEC, PacWave 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: Using power strips with an occupancy […]

The Oregon Climate Change Research Institute gets Gold!

Congratulations to the Oregon Climate Change Research Institute on earning the gold-level Green Office Certification! The Sustainability Office has been working with OCCRI, in collaboration with PMEC and PacWave, on ways to ‘green’ their space and they’ve done an amazing job!  Some highlights from their results include: Using teleconference technology to reduce travel and cut […]