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Ready for move out? Help OSU reach its 2017 goal during the end of the year Move Out Donation Drive!

Wednesday, May 24th, 2017

Did you know that last year we diverted about 23,000 lbs of material from the landfill and gave it to local non-profits? This year we’re hoping to reach 28,000 lbs, and you can help!

RecycleMania results are in! The winner of the 2017 Civil War is…

Tuesday, April 11th, 2017

The winner of the 2017 RecycleMania Civil War is… University of Oregon! While last year’s Civil War was close, this year UO gained a large lead early in the competition, maintaining it until the final week of the competition when OSU managed to narrow the gap. This marks the second year that UO has won […]

Learn how to do it yourself at the Winter Repair Fair

Monday, February 6th, 2017

Want to try your hand at a new skill? Need to fix one of your belongings that’s been out of commission? Come by the Winter Repair Fair on Wednesday, February 15 from 5:30 – 7:30 PM in the OSUsed Store (644 SW 13th St.). Volunteers will teach you how to fix your broken items; attend […]

OSUsed Store clearance sales Dec. 20 and 23

Monday, December 19th, 2016

Much of the OSUsed Store’s merchandise will be on sale at our End of Year Clearance Sales on Tuesday, December 20th between 5:30 and 7:30 p.m. and Friday, December 23rd between 12:00 and 3:00 p.m. The clearance prices are as follows: 50 or 75% off specially marked items throughout the store 50% off orange dot […]

2017 Master Recycler Class reg. open

Wednesday, October 26th, 2016

Now’s the time to sign-up for the 2017 Linn and Benton Master Recycler class offered by Republic Services and OSU Campus Recycling – act soon to secure your spot! WHEN: 8 required classes on Tuesday nights, January 10th through February 28th at 6:15-9:00 pm plus 2 required Saturday field trips (January 21st and February 11th) […]

Get your Fix at the 2016 Fall Repair Fair!

Monday, October 24th, 2016

Do you have a torn shirt, broken bike, or otherwise damaged items? Bring them to the Fall Repair Fair on Wednesday, November 2 from 5:30 – 7:30 PM in the OSUsed Store (644 SW 13th Street). Volunteers will teach you how to fix your broken items; attend demos to learn more skills! See the list below for this month’s skills […]

Recycling and Surplus are hiring students!

Friday, September 23rd, 2016

Multiple job openings are available for students within Materials Management (i.e. Campus Recycling and Surplus Property). Recycling Program Assistants We are hiring for 2 Recycling Program Assistants to assist with planning, implementing, assessing, and providing logistical support for Campus Recycling programs. 12-20 hours per week, mostly on weekdays. Applications due 9/29. Full details and application […]

NOW HIRING: Eco Representatives

Tuesday, September 20th, 2016

Interested in working right within your residence hall? Want to learn and educate about sustainability? Keep reading, and apply for this opportunity for the 2016-17 school year. We are now in our 5th year of the Eco-Representative program! Eco-reps live in resident halls at Oregon State University and work with the residents of the halls […]

Buy Used: OSUsed Store summer clearance sales on Aug. 23 and 26

Thursday, August 18th, 2016

Much of the OSUsed Store’s merchandise will be on sale at our Summer Clearance Sales on Tuesday, August 23rd between 5:30 and 7:30 p.m. and Friday, August 26th between 12:00 and 3:00 p.m. The clearance prices will be as follows: Specially marked items throughout the store 50 or 75% off Buy one item, get one […]

OSU collects 23,000 pounds during Move-Out Donation Drive

Tuesday, June 28th, 2016

The results are in: OSU residents donated about 23,000 pounds during the Res. Hall Move-Out Donation Drive! This includes an estimated: 11,997 pounds of housewares 6,867 pounds of clothing, shoes and linens 3,103 pounds of food, toiletries, and school supplies 1,000 pounds of loft kit wood That’s 22,967 pounds total! While the weight did not […]

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