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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

zero waste food storage

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

group of students at governor's food drive

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

Mt. Ashland covered in snow

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

gifts wrapped with zero waste items such as a scarf and scrap paper

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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Fall Sustainability Newsletter

The Rogue river gorge with a bridge going across

The fall sustainability newsletter has arrived. Check out the link below for information about new events, volunteer opportunities, new modes of transportation around campus and more!

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ECOS Dish Loan Program

Reusable bowls

Welcome back Raiders! We hope you had an enjoyable summer. We here at ECOS are excited to announce the official launch of our new Dish Loan Program!

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Summer Sustainability Tips

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There is no doubt that summer is upon us, with all its blazing glory. Last month we shared some tips with you to keep cool in the heat of summer. Given the current heat wave, we hope some of those tips are helping you to stay cool. However, there are so many other opportunities to lessen your environmental impact this summer and throughout the year.

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Sustainability Tip of the Month : Beat the Heat

Girl with bike sitting in shade

It’s that time of year when the heat starts to sneak up on us. Here are some of our favorite tips for staying cool this summer without blasting the A/C.