The Winter Sustainability Newsletter is here! Check it out for campus updates on sustainability, recent awards and what interns and professors are doing to bring sustainability into their classes.
The Fall Sustainability Newsletter is here! Find out about the newly named Student Sustainability Center, SOU’s new Sustainability and Recycling Manager, an approach to reduce food waste and much more.
SOU’s Earth Week 2019 (April 15-20th) is an entire week dedicated to bringing awareness to the important issues facing the planet. It’s also a time for celebration! Student groups from all across campus have come together to host some pretty spectacular events. Check them out here.
SOU became the first Oregon university to join the “Real Food Challenge” by pledging to support ecologically sustainable, humane and socially equitable food systems. The university agreed that at least 20 percent of its food budget by 2023 will be spent on “real food” rather than unhealthy products or those produced by industrial farms.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.