Solutions Blog

by Isabela Villarreal September 4, 2018
The 2018 Sustainable Campus Index and Sierra Cool Schools rankings have been released, with Portland State once again being recognized for its sustainable operations, academics, research programs, and more.
by Isabela Villarreal August 31, 2018
Last month Campus Rec became the highest scoring Gold certified department since the Portland State Climate Champions program launched. With a near perfect score, Campus Rec is a role model for other departments at PSU to operate in an environmentally and socially-conscious manner.
by Isabela Villarreal August 7, 2018
The PSU Living Lab program matches staff with students and faculty who bring fresh perspectives to develop unique and innovative solutions to campus sustainability challenges.
by Heather Spalding August 2, 2018

Written by the Student Sustainability Center’s Marketing and Social Media Task Force

by Alesha Delaney July 11, 2018

At its core, Chuck it for Charity seems simple, providing an easy way for students moving out of Portland State dorms to donate unwanted items to local charities and on-campus reuse programs. In reality, it requires a significant amount of coordination, partnership, volunteer and staff support, and comfort with some organized chaos.

by Lauren Everett July 8, 2018

In May 2018, the Graduate Certificate in Sustainable Food Systems hosted a Symposium on Food and Land Justice. The symposium, which featured two keynote speakers and a panel of local activists and practitioners, took place over two evenings, May 9th and 16th, at PSU’s Native American Student & Community Center.