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Welcome to the University of Oregon Campus Zero Waste Program. The Program was founded by students in 1991 and continues to be staffed by mostly student employees. In 2012, the Program took a leap to become the Campus Zero Waste Program. As the program began with recycling it has evolved to include reuse, waste reduction, composting and zero waste events. Thus, the Program has taken on a new path of zero waste.

Thanks for thinking zero waste and enjoy this website. Please let us know if you have any suggestions or comments:

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OPPORTUNITIES TO WORK ZERO WASTE AT
SUMMER MUSIC FESTIVALS!

Are you intrested in gaining some hands on experience with zero waste in Bend? The Broomsmen are providing a zero waste event managment service to the Les Schwab amphitheater concert series this summer. They have 12 concerts and the bend brewfest, well over 100, 000 people over the summer. There are a few paid spots available and a bunch of volunteer/intern positions. Free tickets to the shows.

Contact them at Thebroomsmen@gmail.com

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Thebroomsmen@gmail.com

 

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ZERO WASTE CAMPUS TOOL KIT

For a Printable version follow the link below
http://zerowaste.uoregon.edu/PDFdocuments/ZeroWasteToolkit_printversion.pdf

 


Students for Zero Waste.
http://www.postlandfill.org/

Join the Network
PLAN helps students launch self-sustaining programs that fight the cycle of campus waste. Become a PLAN member on campus.

P.L.A.N.
Post Action Landfill Network

https://youtu.be/nSa6Icauk5M
   
UO Campus Zero Waste Van Training

http://youtu.be/aOC-dQ6mdt0
A Day at Zero Waste

http://youtu.be/XQHQJJzldbA
   

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Project Polar Bear
Project Polar Bear is a way for small teams of young people
and groups/classrooms to collectively make a big difference!
The bi-national contest challenges young leaders to develop community projects that reduce the
carbon dioxide load in the atmosphere.
especially those that engage and sustain community action.

Check out the UO "Don't Kill Polar Bears" section.

PORTABLE WATER REFILL STATIONS

Plastics Recycling: You’re Doing it Wrong.
And So is Everybody Else!

Don't Kill Polar Bears

Bottled Water Campaign

Smart Paper Choices

Lane County Master Recycler Program

Reduce Reuse Repair
iFixit.com

FixItClinic

Repair2Reuse.org

Reuse & Repair Network

Repair and Reuse — Recycle Later

The grassroots repair and fixit movement

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