Materials Management Student Staff Spotlights: July ’22

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. In July, Materials […]

Oregon Sea Grant at Hatfield Marine Science Center Earns Gold Green Office Certification!

Congratulations to the Oregon Sea Grant at Hatfield Marine Science Center for earning gold-level Green Office Certification! Established at Oregon State University in 1971, Oregon Sea Grant is one of 34 programs within the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Sea Grant College Program, which Congress created in 1966. Oregon Sea Grant addresses regionally and nationally […]

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 […]

Plastic-Free EcoChallenge

Have you ever stopped and wondered how much plastic you use throughout your day? Have you been wondering how to lower your plastic-use in your home and at school?

Fall and Frights the Waste Watchers Way

As we step into the new season of fall, it’s important to find ways to reduce your waste at home. From getting into the Halloween spirit, to fighting the scariest monster of all –food waste– here are some tips to help you reduce your waste this fall by getting crafty in the kitchen, composting, and […]

The Swinomish Tribe and OSU researchers have been awarded over $1.6 million to expand a traditional native foods environmental education program!

The Swinomish Tribe and OSU researchers have been awarded more than $1.6 million from the National Science Foundation to expand an environmental education program that focuses on traditional native foods. About the Program: This program expansion is a five-year project with the goal of tackling the issues that place-based people face when their culture, community, […]

Tribunal Rules that Fracking Violates Human Rights!

In May 2018, the Spring Creek Project co-organized the Permanent Peoples’ Tribunal Session on Human Rights, Fracking, and Climate Change.  For the first time in the almost 40 year history of the Tribunal, they had an international focus on the rights of Nature as well as the rights of humans. As the Tribunal was underway, […]