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Tuesday, February 6th, 2018

  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 Thursday, 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 demos to learn […]

Oregon State receives grant to reduce university food waste

Saturday, January 6th, 2018

Oregon State University has been awarded $27,372 from the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality’s Materials Management program to help the university reduce food waste. This money will be used to incorporate LeanPath into the dining hall systems, tracking food waste by amount, type, cause, & cost, and allowing staff to make adjustments to prevent waste in […]

OSUsed Store hosting end-of-year clearance Dec. 29th!

Wednesday, December 13th, 2017

The OSUsed Store is hosting an end-of-year clearance sale on Friday, December 29, 2017 at 12:00-3:00 pm. All white tag items will be buy 1, get 2 free! White price gun tagged items include housewares, office supplies, lab glass, lab equipment, tools, some sporting equipment, and more. Note: The OSUsed Store will be closed to […]

Spooky savings opportunity at the OSUsed Store 10/31!

Wednesday, October 25th, 2017

The OSUsed Store is open for its weekly evening public sale on Halloween! Come by on October 31 between 5:30 and 7:30 pm and reach into our “cauldron” to pick an eyeball – you just may be lucky enough to draw one good for money off your purchase that day!* Join this event on Facebook. […]

Homecoming Sale at the OSUsed Store Oct. 13th

Tuesday, October 10th, 2017

In celebration of Homecoming, customers who show their Beaver spirit by wearing orange and black at our public sale Friday, October 13th, 12:00-3:00 pm, will get 10% off their purchase that day! Offer excludes spot bid and online purchases. Join this event on Facebook. About OSUsed Store Sales The OSUsed Store carries computers and computer […]

OSUsed Store Back to School Sale September 19

Monday, September 18th, 2017

In celebration of school starting, the OSUsed Store’s evening sale will offer special merchandise such as extra bicycles, extra student desks, and 50% off bed riser sets. Stop by on Tuesday, September 19th between 5:30 – 7:30 pm! The OSUsed Store is located at 644 SW 13th St. in Corvallis.

OSUsed Store summer clearance sales offered Aug. 22 and 25

Wednesday, August 16th, 2017

Much of the OSUsed Store’s merchandise will be on sale at our Summer Clearance Sales on Tuesday, August 22nd between 5:30 and 7:30 p.m. and Friday, August 25th between 12:00 and 3:00 p.m. Specially marked items throughout the store will be 25, 50, or 75 percent off. About OSUsed Store Sales The OSUsed Store carries […]

OSU shatters goal by collecting almost 36,000 pounds during Move Out Donation Drive

Thursday, July 6th, 2017

Official results are in: OSU residents donated nearly 36,000 pounds  – 18 tons – during this year’s Residence Hall Move-Out Donation Drive! This includes an estimated: 15,502 pounds of housewares 4,119 pounds of food, toiletries and school supplies 8,191 pounds of clothing, linens and shoes 7,864 pounds of loft kit wood That’s a total of […]

PAC-12 Sustainability Conference

Wednesday, July 5th, 2017

Last Monday, three members of the Sustainability Office and two student athletes who are a part of the Beaver Athletics Sustainability Team (BAST), represented Oregon State University at the PAC-12 Sustainability Conference in Sacramento, CA. This conference focused on incorporating sustainability practices into the PAC-12 athletic programs. There were about 150 attendees who represented the […]

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