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First-year political science student Nabila Hersi shares her thoughts about sustainability practices and experience in Waste Watchers. Waste Watchers is a group run by Campus Recycling, whose mission is to engage students and the community in waste reduction at Oregon State University by providing educational programming, meaningful opportunities for action and empowerment of future leaders.

OSU sustainability clubs celebrate Earth Day, aim to help university reach carbon neutral goal

Sukhjot Sal, News Contributor
April 12, 2021

Waste Watchers is just one of the dozens of sustainability clubs at Oregon State University fighting to save the environment.Nabila Hersi, a first-year political science student minoring in sustainability...

Volunteers assist with clothing repair at a past Repair Fair. Repair Fairs are sponsored by the Oregon State University student group Waste Watchers.

Daarstad: Reduce waste to save our throw-away society

Haley Daarstad, Columnist
February 10, 2020

Reducing waste is a critical component in creating a more sustainable future. Waste is a dilemma with regards to the environment and health. From impacting climate change and causing health problems,...

An overflowing garbage can outside of Shepard Hall is filled with plastic cups, bags and takeaway containers.

New program aims to cut back on non- recyclable, single-use cups

Teresita Guzman Nader, News Contributor
November 18, 2019

Several organizations and clubs at Oregon State University are working together on a new proposal to reduce the waste that the university produces. This program will cut back on single-use cups that are...


Scrap to Sculpture

Hannah Loh, Multimedia Contributor
February 8, 2017

For the past seven years, OSU’s Waste Watchers has gathered discarded reusable materials and created a sculpture to kick off the annual RecycleMania competition.This year, the student group decided to...

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