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Assessing SOU’s Climate Resilience

Sustainability at SOU Presents Climate Resilience Open Forums

SOU has joined colleges and universities around the country to acknowledge the reality of climate change and the urgency of action. As part of the President’s Climate Commitment, SOU will be conducting a Campus-Community Resilience Assessment (CCRA) during the next few months.

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Zero Waste Week

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Zero Waste Week is a week full of fun events that will promote waste habit awareness and education on how to reduce the waste that we produce.

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Winter 2018 Sustainability Newsletter

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Sign up for Zero Waste Week and Raider Alternative Breaks Spring/ Summer experiences, find information about the Washington Oregon Higher Education Sustainability Conference, and see a list of many events for this term.

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Governor’s Food Drive

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Throughout the month of February, ECOS’ Civic Engagement Program is organizing a number of activities and events as part of the 2018 Governor’s State Employees Food Drive.

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Winter Sustainability Tips

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With winter break right around the corner, and the days and nights getting ever chillier, Sustainability at SOU would like to provide you with some tips to reduce your footprint while still staying safe and warm.

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Sustainable Holiday Tips

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The holidays are right around the corner. No matter what you celebrate, there are always ways we can incorporate more eco-friendly practices into our festivities.

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WATER You Waiting For? Help SOU Landscaping Be Water Conscious!

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Spring has sprung, and we all know what that means- the sprinkler systems turn on. If you’ve been around campus at spring time before, you probably remember seeing at least one broken sprinkler here or there. I’d like to give you all a little background on why SOU Landscaping waters campus the way that it does, and how you can help us save water!

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Sustainability Tip of the Month : Plant Natives

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Do you garden or have a yard? If so, consider replacing your grass and ornamental plants with native plants to save money and time. Here’s why:

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Spring 2017 Sustainability Newsletter

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Hey everybody! The Spring 2017 Sustainability Newsletter is here! Check it out for all of our upcoming events and learn how to subscribe to our monthly emails!

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Earth Week 2017!

Sustainability at SOU Presents Earth Week logo

Join Sustainability at SOU for an educational, engaging, and inspiring week full of a variety of events, workshops, and film screenings.The week takes place between the dates of Saturday, April 15th to Sunday, April 23rd.