Earth Month at SOU is a series of events, activities, and programming for the SOU community throughout the month of April! Check back soon for updates to the schedule, details will be added for additional events over spring break.
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.
The Fall 2020 Sustainability Newsletter is here! Check it out for campus updates on sustainability and how the campus is staying connected on sustainability issues.
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.
We are a BEE Campus USA! SOU completed the program requirements in 2019 and has retained its status. Thank you to students, the Bee, Bird and Tree Committee members, and to SOU’s Landscape Department.
The Spring Sustainability Newsletter is here! Check it out for campus updates on sustainability and how the campus is staying connected on sustainability issues.
Becs Walker, SOU’s Sustainability and Recycling manager shares her views on the links between COVID-19, Sustainability and SOU.
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.
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.