A Garden Compost with Worms

A subpod garden compost with herb plants inside a room with books on a shelf behind it

COIC Skills Lab implemented a composting project using a SubPod vermiculture station with worms, diverting 500 pounds of waste each year and reaching and educating 150+ youth and 25+ staff in the process.

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COCC Recycling Education Program

recycling sorting station in a COCC campus building

COCC designed and installed signage across campus to reduce recycling contamination and increase diversion of recyclables from the landfill, with a pilot of new recycling stations in key areas of campus, followed by a roll-out to other areas of campus.

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Locavore’s Bulk Container Program

A variety of bulk containers with different nuts and other goods with a Locavore Container Reuse Sign below it

Central Oregon Locavore launched a Container Reuse Program reusing glass jars and plastic containers for bulk purchases, eliminating single-use plastic tubs and diverting approximately 600 plastic containers annually.

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Rethink Your Drink

Reusable ceramic coffee mug, in front of a Rethink Your Drink sign, next to self-serve coffee airpots

Sunriver Owners Association implemented a “Rethink your Drink” campaign, eliminating all single-use styrofoam coffee cups and offering only re-usable ceramic mugs for coffee, eliminating 18,250 styrofoam cups per year and raising awareness for simple sustainable choices in daily life.

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