Now Hiring Eco-Reps!
Do you have a passion for sustainability and interest in creating positive change at OSU? Will you be living in a residence hall next year? If so, the Sustainability Office invites you to apply for an Eco-Rep position! Eco-Reps advance sustainability in their residence halls by conducting outreach, planning events, managing their hall’s composting program, […]
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 […]
Eco-Reps Take First Place at Food Future Hackathon
This March, a team of five OSU Eco-Reps was awarded first place in the Best Idea category at the Food Future Hackathon, hosted by Arizona State University, the Food Conservation Alliance, and the Environmental Protection Agency, among other organizations. The Food Future Hackathon challenges teams of high school and university students across the country to […]
The Kilowatt Crackdown has BEGUN
The Kilowatt Crackdown is a month long competition to reduce electricity usage. From April 10 to May 7, five residence halls take on an energy challenge in their hall. Which residence halls are participating? Cauthorn Hall Bloss Hall West Hall Finley Hall Teabeau Hall Hey! I live in one of those halls! What can I do […]
NOW HIRING: Eco Representatives
Interested in working right within your residence hall? Want to learn and educate about sustainability? Keep reading, and apply for this opportunity for the 2016-17 school year. We are now in our 5th year of the Eco-Representative program! Eco-reps live in resident halls at Oregon State University and work with the residents of the halls […]
Sustainable Student Spotlight: Eco-Reps!
\We are happy to announce (and shine the spotlight on) our 2015-2016 Eco-Representatives! Eco-Reps are responsible for encouraging a culture of sustainability in the residence halls in which they live. They educate residents about sustainable lifestyles and resources, assist with marketing and outreach efforts for sustainability programs, and plan and execute sustainability-focused events. They also […]
Learn About Our Eco-Reps!
Have you ever wondered what the Eco-Representative position is all about? If so, then today is your lucky day! Here’s a brand new video, starring the Eco-reps of the 2014-2015 school year explaining what they do and why they love being Eco-Reps. Applications for 2015-2016 Eco-Reps will open at the beginning of fall term. Eco-Rep […]
Eco Representatives – Now Recruiting for Residence Halls
Are you a new student living in a residence hall? Are you interested in getting involved in sustainability at OSU? The Eco Representative program is a great way to promote sustainable practices and take on a leadership role in your dorm. Eco-Representatives (Eco-reps) are responsible for encouraging a culture of sustainability in the residence halls […]
Eco-Representatives at Oregon State
The close of the 2013-2014 school year marks the end of the second Eco-Representative pilot program here at Oregon State. Eco-Representatives are a new trend popping up in colleges and universities all over the country to promote sustainable behaviors within residence halls. Eco-Representatives (Eco-reps) are responsible for advancing and institutionalizing a culture of sustainability in […]