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Recycling – Congrats Weatherford and Hawley Halls!

Friday, March 8th, 2013

Congratulations for the Res. Hall Eco-Challenge Month winners, Weatherford for recycling and Hawley for electricity! Weatherford recycled the most, 3.1 pounds per person over the three weeks, and won the RecycleMania Res. Hall trophy. Congrats also to Hallsell for 2nd place, West for 3rd place and to all the halls who increased recycling during the competition! […]

Recycling – RecycleMania continues with a collection week, clothing swap and confidential discount

Tuesday, March 5th, 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 you can see, it is a tight competition this year!   Calendar Events and other opportunities are […]

Recycling/Surplus – Repair Fair Feb. 27th: free repairs and demonstrations

Thursday, February 21st, 2013

Come to the Recycling Warehouse at 644 SW 13th Street on Wednesday, February 27th between the hours of 5 and 7 pm for our Repair Fair! Bring your broken items and questions; volunteers will help you learn how to repair your things (see list below for what’s on offer this time)! Repair demonstrations also offered. […]

Recycling/Surplus – Film Plastic and E-Waste Collection Week March 6-13

Thursday, February 14th, 2013

Film Plastic & E-waste Collection Week Wed, March 6, 9 am – 7:30 pm, and Weekdays Thurs-Wed, March 7-8 and 11-13, 9 am – 4 pm Recycling Warehouse (644 SW 13th St.) Help OSU compete nationally in the RecycleMania electronics and film plastics categories! Bring broken or unused electronics and clean film plastic (see list […]

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: Film plastic recycling event

Tuesday, January 22nd, 2013

Time for our Question of the Week! The first person to to answer correctly will win an OSU reusable, stuffable ChicoBag like this one! Submit your answer here (“Leave a Reply,” below) or on our Facebook page. Only one guess per person, please.   Question of the Week: Campus Recycling will host a film plastic […]

Recycling – RecycleMania 2013 has begun! Check out the event calendar.

Tuesday, January 22nd, 2013

RecycleMania is a 10-week national recycling competition between universities, which started Sunday and runs through March 30. We are offering events and other opportunities every week; here’s the line-up for the next couple weeks: RecycleMania Kickoff Display: January 22-25, Memorial Union Quad January Repair Fair: Monday, January 28, 6:00-8:00 pm, Recycling Warehouse, 644 SW 13th […]

Recycling – 5 Facts about Film Plastics

Monday, January 21st, 2013

Did you know? 1) U.S. consumers use approximately 100,000,000,000 (100 billion) plastic grocery sacks each year, as well another 280 billion plastic bags of all kinds. 2) Plastic bags account for approximately 6-10% of marine debris. 3) Although film plastics can be recycled at many locations nationwide, only about 2% of plastic bags are recycled. […]

Recycling – Question of the Week: January 17th event

Tuesday, January 15th, 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: At our upcoming […]

Recycling/Surplus – Join our plastic jellyfish sculpture construction party Thursday!

Monday, January 14th, 2013

Want a break from your busy schedule, and a chance to do something hands-on and fun with others who are interested in recycling? Come to our Jellyfish Sculpture Construction Party this Thursday, January 17 at 5:00-7:30 pm in the OSU recycling warehouse! There you can lend a hand building a trio of giant jellyfish out […]