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Contribute recyclables at this weekend’s game to help OSU compete!

Thursday, November 21st, 2013

At the November 23rd home game, OSU is participating in the EPA Game Day Challenge, a national competition to recycle and reduce waste at college football games. Bring your recyclable and compostable items to Parker Plaza between 4:30 and 7:30 pm on game day to win a prize and help OSU compete! The following recyclables […]

Recycling – Volunteer with the da Vinci Days Green Team for free festival admission

Monday, June 24th, 2013

Do you want to see da Vinci Days and other local festivals continue to work toward zero solid waste? If yes, you can help by volunteering some of your time, and in exchange earn free admission for the full weekend festival July 19-21! Volunteers will either staff a recycling station (greeting attendees and helping them […]

Recycling – RecycleMania continues with competitions, coupons, crafts and composting

Monday, February 11th, 2013

RecycleMania is a 10-week national recycling competition between universities, which started January 20th and runs through March 30th. OSU is competing to recycle the most both nationally and in the Civil War with the University of Oregon. As of this blog post, we are leading Oregon 3.05 to 2.74 lbs. per person! Calendar Events and […]

Recycling – Question of the Week: Department compost

Tuesday, February 5th, 2013

Time for our Question of the Week! The first person to to answer correctly will win an OSU reusable spork like this one! Submit your answer here (“Leave a Reply,” below), on our Facebook page or tweet it to @osurecycling on Twitter. Only one guess per person, please. Question of the Week: What are the […]

Recycling – Start Composting in Your Department!

Tuesday, January 8th, 2013

Did you know that Campus Recycling offers composting in departments and buildings on campus?  Throughout the term, we’ll be outreaching to students, staff, and faculty to expand this program.  Here’s what you can do, as staff/faculty or a student: Staff & Faculty 1. Sign-up for composting in your building There are two main options for […]

Recycling – WANTED: Your opinion on winter term RecycleMania activities!

Friday, November 30th, 2012

We want to know what YOU want to see happen for RecycleMania 2013 (Jan 20 – March 30)! Background RecycleMania is a 10-week competition for U.S. college and university recycling programs to see who can recycle the most! OSU competes both nationally, as well as locally in the RecycleMania Civil War, created by OSU and […]

Recycling – Question of the Week: Thanksgiving turkey…compostable?

Wednesday, November 21st, 2012

Time for our Question of the Week! The first person to to answer correctly will win an OSU reusable cold cup like this one! Submit your answer here (“Leave a Reply,” below), on our Facebook page or tweet it to @osurecycling on Twitter. Only one guess per person, please. Question of the Week: True or […]

Recycling – Question of the Week: New Student Picnic recycling rate

Thursday, September 27th, 2012

Time for our Question of the Week! The first person to to answer correctly, or get closest to the answer by Friday at 4:00 pm, will win an OSU reusable cold cup like this one! Submit your answer here (“Leave a Reply,” below), on our Facebook page or tweet it to @osurecycling on Twitter. Only […]

Recycling – Wisdom of the Week: Composting with Worms

Wednesday, September 12th, 2012

Do you want to compost at home or work but don’t have outdoor space or the know-how? If yes, then creating a worm compost bin may be the answer for you. It takes little space, is simple to use and can be made for little or no cost. To get you started, check out this […]

Recycling – Wisdom of the Week: “75 Things You Can Compost, But Thought You Couldn’t”

Wednesday, August 22nd, 2012

Question: Which of these items can be composted? paper cupcake cups hair from your hairbrush cotton clothing used matches latex balloons Answer: All of them, and more! Check out this week’s Wisdom of the Week, “75 Things You Can Compost, But Thought You Couldn’t,” from the TLC website. Is there anything on the list that […]