Who are the Waste Watchers?

Waste Watchers conducting a waste auditWaste Watchers is a joint group between Campus Recycling and the Student Sustainability Initiative whose mission is to engage students and the community in waste reduction at OSU by providing educational programming, meaningful opportunities for action, and empowerment of future leaders.

You can become a Waste Watcher too by volunteering with us (see opportunities below)! Meet some of our volunteers in this video and see group leaders on our chair positions page.

Current Volunteer Opportunities

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Waste Watchers Fall 2017 Meetings

  • Tuesdays, 5:30-7:00 pm
  • 206 Student Experience Center (SEC)
  • Become a hero and join the league of the Waste Watchers! Using our knowledge of recycling and sustainability we can educate others and fight the scourge of waste! Join us this term at our Repair Fairs and for America Recycles Day, or help kick off our new Food Waste Campaign! This club is free and open to all. 

Wasted Food Campaign Committee

  • Thursdays, 4:00-5:00 pm
  • 254 Student Experience Center (SEC)
  • We are launching a new campaign this year focused on reducing wasted food at OSU! This will include trialing new tactics in MarketPlace West Dining Hall and conducting new and creative outreach to the student body. If you want to lend skills you have and hone ones you don't, serving on the committee is a great way to gain experience in reducing wasted food, project management, designing experiments, conducting outreach, facilitating meetings, and more.

For More Information

If you have questions about the Waste Watchers or volunteer opportunities, please contact Andrea Norris via email or 541-737-5398.