Items Collected for Goodwill

For the seventh consecutive year, SOU Recycling and Southern Oregon Goodwill have partnered to collect unwanted goods from students as they move out of the residence halls. During this year’s collection drive, SOU students donated more than 10,400 pounds of reusable items.

Rock sign at Southern Oregon University - Trees and grass in the background

Join us for Earth Week April 16th-22nd. You can find a list of all SOU events below!

sustainable town with wind power, green mountains, and flowing rivers

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 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.

Clouds hanging over a somber picture of Pilot Rock in Southern Oregon

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.

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.

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!

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!

Southern Oregon University - Welcome Sign

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!

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.