We’re so proud of the amazing work our students have accomplished over the last year. But even as students are making progress at the local and statewide level, we wanted to highlight another unexpected source of progress: the federal level! Students… Read more
On Monday, dozens of students from OSPIRG Students got the experience of meeting face-to-face with their elected leaders at our Annual Lobby Day in Salem. This year we advocated for solutions to plastic pollution, climate change, campus hunger, and student… Read more
A bill in the Oregon state legislature intended to ban polystyrene takeout containers moved on to the Oregon State Senate after initially failing in the House on Earth Day.
OSPIRG Students is a student-run non-profit that has been working for social change at the UO since 1971. Most students know us for our beloved “Save the Bees” and “Wildlife Over Waste” campaigns.
Southern Oregon University students held a press conference Wednesday promoting their “Wildlife over Waste” campaign.
EUGENE, Ore. – Over 600 students from the University of Oregon have signed a petition pledging to cut back on materials that they say affects ecosystems.
The Student PIRGs and Environment America, along with students across the country, will launch 50 campaigns in 15 states this year, imploring colleges and universities to generate 100 percent of their energy from renewable sources.
CHICAGO: Today, McDonald’s released a new policy to restrict medically important antibiotic use in its beef supply chain. The company says it will immediately start measuring and assessing antibiotic use in its top ten beef sourcing markets. Then, by the end of 2020. McDonald’s plans to set targets for lower use of medically-important antibiotics.