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Sustainability Newsletter Winter Term 2021

Earth day is a global movement that provides a voice for environmental consciousness and environmental issues. The first Earth Day was founded in 1970 by Senator Gaylord Nelson in the U.S. Earth Day is an annual celebration that honors the achievements of the environmental movement and raises awareness of the need to protect Earth’s natural resources for future generations.

New SOU Storage Facility is Doubly Green

Southern Oregon University has completed a new storage facility at Raider Stadium that addresses sustainability on two fronts – it includes the university’s ninth array of solar panels, and the structure itself was created from recycled shipping containers.

Trashing the Trash Cans!

Staff from across campus are saying goodbye to their trash cans* – and we’ve already gotten rid of ours at Facilities, Management and Planning! SOU has a centralized trash and recycling system.