Ohio University competes in GameDay Recycling Challenge

November 15, 2023 The Ohio University community came together once again this year to successfully compete in the GameDay Recycling Challenge.

Ryors Hall wins Recycling Battle Royale

November 1, 2023 Ohio University’s Recycling Battle Royale is a five-week recycling competition between residence halls to see which can achieve the highest diversion rate.

Green Games return to Ohio University this fall

October 5, 2023 Ohio University’s Athletics-Sustainability Working Group is continuing the Green Games initiative that was started last year. 

Restoring nature’s hues: Ohio University and Rural Action forge path to clean water and artistic vitality in Southeast Ohio

June 29, 2023 Ohio University and Rural Action are restoring clean water to Southeast Ohio and bringing fresh color to artists everywhere.

Faculty invited to apply to serve as Sustainable Infrastructure Hub coordinator

May 25, 2023 The Sustainability Committee is currently seeking a faculty member to oversee and coordinate collaborative research, engagement and curriculum efforts for the Sustainable Infrastructure Hub. 

Commencement Spotlight: Laura Miller

April 26, 2023 As a student in the MSSR program, Laura Miller explained, it was incredible to collaborate and get to know other like-minded individuals who care about climate change prevention and sustainability.

OHIO students invited to donate unwanted materials when moving out

April 26, 2023 All Ohio University students who will be moving at the end of the spring semester are invited to donate unwanted materials to programs that will benefit the Athens community.

Earth Day at Culinary Services is every day

April 21, 2023 Ohio University Culinary Services celebrates Earth Day every day!

The efforts behind a greener Ohio University

April 17, 2023 Every day, students, faculty and staff work to make Ohio University a more climate-friendly place to live and learn. 

Greening OHIO Initiative increases sustainability for on-campus events

April 12, 2023 The Green Events Webinar on April 19, 2023 will provide information on the Green Events Guide and sustainability efforts at Ohio University.

OHIO moves forward in Campus Race to Zero Waste challenge

March 9, 2023 The OHIO Men’s Basketball game on Feb. 21, was the GameDay Challenge as a part of OHIO Campus Recycling’s Campus Race to Zero Waste.

Ohio University awarded $2 million from Department of Energy to develop products from coal waste

March 2, 2023 The Institute for Sustainable Energy and the Environment was awarded two awards from the Department of Energy totaling $2 million.

Sustainability Award nominations now being accepted

February 9, 2023 The Sustainability Awards recognize students, staff, faculty, departments and community members or organizations for their outstanding contributions to sustainability.

Ohio University competing in national contest focused on reducing waste

February 2, 2023 The national Campus Race to Zero Waste challenge encourages colleges and universities to reduce their waste through various competitions. 

Students make energy-saving recommendations for Shively Hall

January 13, 2023 The Building Energy Treasure Hunt is an experiential learning class that allows students to collaboratively conduct their own energy audit on a campus building and then suggest changes for improvement.