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Although community composting is important on a local level, it is also an action that has an effect on a global scale. When compostable items, such as food or yard waste are sent to a landfill, rather than allowed to naturally compost, a very different chemical reaction takes place.  

Baskin: Community composting is important

Noah Baskin, Columnist
November 10, 2020

What’s the point of composting? Everything comes from the ground, and eventually returns. Why should wayward apple cores or banana peels go to the right containers? Can composting enrich the community? When...

Conducting agriculture research in a greenhouse allowes researchers to grow almost any plant that grows in Oregon.  

Campus greenhouse able to grow almost any crop in Oregon

Lillian Nomie, News Contributor
May 20, 2019

The East Greenhouse at Oregon State University built in 1928, tucked between Withycombe Hall and Cordley Hall, is made up of 19 separate greenhouse rooms and holds space for teaching, as well a variety...

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