The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency recognized The Ohio State University for helping the Big Ten win the Collective Conference Championship in this year’s Green Power Challenge. The Big Ten topped all 36 participating conferences nationwide, using more green power than any other collective group.
Green power is zero-emissions electricity generated from environmentally preferable renewable resources, such as wind, solar, geothermal, eligible biogas, biomass, and low-impact hydro. Using green power helps accelerate the development of new renewable energy capacity nationwide and helps users reduce their carbon footprints.
Ohio State's use of more than 107 million kilowatt-hours (kWh) of green...
On May 10, beginning at 7 a.m. and continuing through 5 p.m., Neil Avenue between 11th Avenue and 12th Avenue will be restricted to northbound traffic only for a crane lift at Oxley Hall. The east sidewalk will be closed, and pedestrians will be directed to use the west sidewalk. CABS reroutes .
Beginning on May 8 and continuing through June 16, Neil Avenue between Thompson Library and 12th Avenue will be closed for utility work. Pedestrians will be directed to use the east sidewalk. Emegency vehicles can access the area via the north gate.
Beginning May 8 at 7 a.m. and continuing through May 19 at 5 p.m., westbound traffic on Annie & John Glenn Avenue between the Tuttle Park Place curve and Millikin Road will be closed because of utility work, as will the north sidewalk. Eastbound traffic will be maintained, and pedestrians will be directed to use the south sidewalk. Westbound traffic will be detoured onto Lane Avenue.
The Ohio State University once again proved it is one of the nation’s top schools for recycling. Ohio State finished in eighth place among 320 colleges and universities in the total recycling category of RecycleMania in 2017, with more than 1.1-million pounds of materials diverted from the landfill. The school also finished eighth in both the diversion rate and recycling per capita categories in the RecycleMania basketball competition, which measured results from a single basketball game at the Jerome Schottenstein Center.
RecycleMania is an annual eight-week national competition involving colleges and universities competing in several categories to increase recycling...
Facilities Operations and Development recently partnered with five Ohio State students on their 15-week EEDS (Environment, Economics, Development and Sustainability) Capstone project. The students created a multi-purpose Smart Street Light, designed to assist with security and sustainability. The light was engineered with sensors to detect three different types of data. First the light is equipped with a dimming sensor that is triggered with motion to assist in security. It is also designed to conserve energy, as the light dims down in 25% increments with lack of motion. Second, the light has the ability to take photos to analyze and potentially...
Beginning April 28 at 5 p.m. and continuing through 7 p.m., the roadway between Starling-Loving Hall and Hamilton Hall will be closed for a crane lift. Patient access to the Brain and Spine Hospital will be via the western loop, temporarily configured for 2-way traffic during the closure. The Hamilton Hall parking lot will accommodate exiting vehicles only, no entering vehicles.
On Monday, May 8, at 12:01 a.m., and continuing through mid-August, Ohio Union North Garage will close to facilitate restoration of the parking decks, ramps, and structure. Alternate parking is available in Gateway, 11th Avenue, and Arps Garages. Updates will be available at osu.campusparc.com .
In conjunction with Framework 2.0 , the university is investing in improvements to support transportation and parking changes ( see map ) related to the upcoming relocation of Cannon Drive. West campus construction ( see map ) is expected to begin in late May to:
Expand and improve parking lots (Carmack 1-5) Add access roads Support enhanced shuttle service
Before the next academic year, commuter students and Campus Loop bus routes will be relocated to the Buckeye Lots located off Fred Taylor Drive. All bus routes are currently being finalized. CampusParc will...
By selecting a dedicated team of Zero Waste Tailgate Lot Mangers, the Tailgate Recycling Program will see numerous benefits and improvements in tailgate waste diversion efforts. Each manager will be assigned to a specific tailgate lot, which increases the manager’s responsibility and also consistency and rapport with repeat fans/visitors in that lot. Each manager will have the task of educating and engaging the fans on proper recycling as well as keeping their lot as clean as possible, which may include sweeping, lifting, and other forms of moving disposed materials.