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Materials Management Collects 20,422 pounds of Donations from The Great Move Out

Materials Management (Campus Recycling and Surplus Property) hosts the annual Great Move Out to give students an easy way to donate the items they no longer need while moving out of the residence halls. Items collected include linens, food, furniture, appliances, bikes, clothing, and much more. Once collected, donated items are distributed to local non-profits […]

Welcome Kaylee Smith, Materials Management’s New Administrative Program Specialist

Please join us in welcoming Kaylee Smith, the new Administrative Program Specialist for Materials Management in the Department of Procurement Contracts and Materials Management.  Kaylee is a 2022 OSU graduate with a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and a minor in Sustainability. Kaylee has prior experience in Materials Management as a former Program Assistant and […]

OSU Campus Recycling Outreach Team Works with Oregon DEQ to Study Food Waste On Campus

In Spring 2022, Campus Recycling’s Outreach Team received funding from the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality for ‘No Food Left Behind’, a food waste reduction study. Campus Recycling conducted the study with the help of Eco-Reps – student staff who encourage a culture of sustainability in the residence halls in which they live, with programming […]

Sustainability Coalition steering committee seeks student members

The Corvallis Sustainability Coalition seeks one or two student members for its steering committee.  The Coalition is a network of organizations and individuals in Corvallis who are working together to create a sustainable community. By participating, students will become community leaders who help set the direction of the organization and get great experience along the way!  The time […]

Facilities Services now hiring two heating and cooling technicians!

To help meet its commitment to reducing carbon emissions, as well as provide support for increasingly complex research and teaching space, OSU is recruiting for two heating and cooling controls technicians.  These positions help manage the energy demand on OSU’s Corvallis campus and have a large influence on the efficiency and performance of building systems.  Duties include […]

Sustainability Office now hiring Software Engineering Interns!

Interesting in joining a fun and passionate team that works to advance sustainability at OSU? The Sustainability Office is currently recruiting two student Software Engineering Interns! The students in this position will maintain and develop cloud applications for sustainability projects, implement software solutions, and execute related programmatic tasks. The successful candidates will be eager to […]

Sustainability Office now hiring Energy Project Assistant!

Interesting in joining a fun and passionate team that works to advance sustainability at OSU? The Sustainability Office is currently recruiting a student Energy Project Assistant! The student in this position will support energy efficiency and sustainability projects, gather energy data, and execute related programmatic tasks. Position duties include: Directly perform simple tasks throughout the […]

Student Staff Spotlight: Milan Donhowe

To foster camaraderie and community between colleagues and celebrate individual and collective employee success, the OSU Sustainability Office and Materials Management department have created a student staff spotlight series. We want to build a sense of belonging for all who are employed by our organizations and support the diversity of our backgrounds. Milan Donhowe (he/him) […]

Oregon State and partners will receive $50 million grant to develop climate-smart potatoes

Written by Sean Nealon, 541-737-0787, Source: Jeff Steiner, 541-737-9119, This news release is available online: CORVALLIS, Ore. – Oregon State University has been awarded a $50 million grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to work with farmers and Native American Tribes on cropping practices that can enhance soil health and reduce the carbon footprint of the […]