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Archive for January, 2012

Recycling – Video of the Week: Constructing OSU’s Styrofoam igloo

Tuesday, January 31st, 2012

Last week, OSU Campus Recycling volunteers constructed a reused Styrofoam igloo that was displayed next to the Memorial Union with information about RecycleMania 2012. It was constructed using four pallets, plywood, PVC pipe, chicken wire and Styrofoam tied on with string. All but the plywood and string were reused materials, including the Styrofoam, which was [...]

PaCS – New Buy Orange Contract for Industrial Supplies

Friday, January 27th, 2012

A new contract for Industrial Supplies has been executed with W. W. Grainger.  This represents a broad spectrum of products including HVAC, Ballasts, Electrical Equipment, Outdoor Supplies, Painting Supplies, Plumbing, Power Tools, Hand Tools, and more. Visit the Procurement and Contract Services’ Buy Orange website at http://pacs.oregonstate.edu/buyorange and click on the “Industrial Supplies” button for [...]

P&M – The Father of American Printing Contest

Friday, January 27th, 2012

This year marks the 306th birthday of Benjamin Franklin, the father of American printing! In light of this, we are having a fun little contest and you can enter to win FREE food from Qdoba and other prizes. Simply go to the Printing and Mailing Facebook page at http://www.facebood.com/osuprintmail then like our page and answer [...]

Recycling – Question of the Week: Photo caption contest

Thursday, January 26th, 2012

In lieu of a trivia Question of the Week, we had a photo caption contest! Congrats to our winner Amanda Abbott who was selected to win an OSU ChicoBag like the one pictured below! Winning Submission: Click to view larger.

Surplus – Leap into Savings Sale Feb. 1

Wednesday, January 25th, 2012

Leap into savings at our evening public sale Wednesday, February 1, 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at 644 SW 13th Street in Corvallis. Buy any two items in the store, get any item of equal or lesser value for FREE (excluding spot bid and online sales items). For more information, visit our public sale page [...]

Recycling/Surplus – RecycleMania begins Jan. 23, offers prizes, sales and much more

Thursday, January 19th, 2012

RecycleMania 2012 is just around the corner, taking place January 22 through March 31 this year! This is a national recycling competition between universities, as well as a Civil War competition between OSU and the UO. RecycleMania is all about offering opportunities to increase awareness of and participation in waste reduction at OSU, now and [...]

Recycling – Question of the Week: Packing peanuts

Thursday, January 19th, 2012

Time for the Question of the Week! The first person to answer correctly will win an aluminum bottle like the one pictured here! Submit your answer here (“Leave a Reply,” below), on our Facebook page or tweet it to @osurecycling on Twitter. Question of the Week: Other than throwing them in the trash, what can [...]

Recycling – Video of the Week: Recycling Styrofoam

Tuesday, January 17th, 2012

As you may have heard, we have some special Styrofoam recycling collection events coming soon here at OSU! We will be the only place in town where Styrofoam can be recycled for free, so don’t miss it! (OSU departments, however, can recycle their Styrofoam through us throughout the year.) Styrofoam Collection on the Brick Mall: [...]

PaCS – New Oregon University System (OUS) Minority, Women-Owned and Emerging Small Business (MWESB) Policy

Friday, January 13th, 2012

OUS has developed a new MWESB Policy. This policy requires that the OUS Institutions put forth certain efforts in extending business opportunities to MWESBs. To be in compliance with the policy and ensure MWESBs are provided these opportunities, PaCS has added new steps to the solicitation and contracting processes. While this may result in a [...]

PaCS – PaCS Authority and Records Policy & Procedures Update

Friday, January 13th, 2012

Section 200 Authority and Records http://oregonstate.edu/fa/manuals/pacs/200 of the PaCS Policy & Procedures Manual has been updated.  Most of the updates were to add procedures to existing policies and to add policies to previous sections that were under development.   The most significant updates include but are not limited to: Section 202-002 Purchase Authority – Procedures at [...]