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October 11 - October 25, 2017
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October 11 - October 25, 2017

OHSU West Campus


OHSU's West Campus is home to the Oregon National Primate Research Center, the Vaccine & Gene Therapy Institute, and administrative and technical support offices, including a data center.

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    pounds of CO2
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    disposable cups
    not sent to the landfill
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    spent exercising
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    meatless or vegan meals
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    spent outdoors
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    more servings
    of fruits and vegetables
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    of additional sleep
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    gallons of water
    have been saved
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    whole food meals
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    zero-waste meals

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  • October 25 at 1:11 PM
    Maybe it was just karma but I had been working with an eco friendly yard group already when this started, and I just got them to install a swale and native plants in my yard (and they fixed the fence and gate, wooden).  I am really excited to have this part of my yard fixed and it was one of the big objectives of this challenge, and very real...
  • October 23 at 11:28 AM
    One of the challenges I picked was to research my house hold cleaning products, and then dispose of the supper dangerous ones, and the excess ones. I have not done this yet, but I already have some for knowledge from a class I took on the chemistry of environmental toxins. And from that I have some general advice about cleaning products.If you...
  • October 23 at 11:08 AM
    Every year I forget to "check - in" over the weekends, and every year I promise myself I'll be better at it the next.  But we did make progress! At home we installed door sweeps to finish off weatherizing our entrances. I noticed a different almost immediately!  We also caulked and got new latches for the door to the (newly insulated)...
  • October 17 at 8:09 AM
    Yesterday I got updated pricing information for municipal composting for our campus! I reviewed my barriers document and was pleasantly surprised to see we've been able to eliminate a few of them over the years. There are still some hurdles - including cost - but with the right support and community enthusiasm, I think our campus could absorb...
  • October 16 at 3:31 PM
    Save electricity:  turn off the lights in the restroom when you leave  especially in the 'single use' ones.
  • October 16 at 8:27 AM
    It was a challenge seeing how warm we could keep the house this weekend without the heat - we were lucky there was plenty of sun. It was also a great excuse to dig out our slippers; our floors get cold! I can't imagine how much cooler the house would have been had we not just gotten two cozy new layers of insulation. 

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