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.
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.
Have you ever thought about where your trash goes on campus? Did you know that Southern Oregon University has an on-campus recycling center? Sarah Ross, SOU’s Student Zero Waste Coordinator, writes about material management at SOU and the Recycling Center revamp.
The Electric Vehicle (EV) market continues to grow, with more makes and models available now than ever before. However, sometimes the breadth of options can be challenging to navigate. Join Sustainability at SOU and Forth Mobility for the EV 101 Workshop open to all SOU faculty and staff.
The spring Sustainability Newsletter is here! Find out about all things Earth Week, take our annual transportation survey (for a chance to win a gift card!), learn about CSAs available at the Farm, and much much more!
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.