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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!

EVENT: Climate Conversations

Thursday, February 16th, 2017

Do you remember learning about the fundamentals of climate science before coming to OSU? Unfortunately, the answer for many will be “No.” In a survey of roughly 1,500 middle and high school science teachers, only 75% said they talked about climate change in class, and the ones who did only touched on the subject for […]

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 […]

Join the League of Waste Watchers and become a Hero!

Monday, January 9th, 2017

Want to become a waste-fighting hero? Join the Waste Watchers club to save the world from the scourge of waste. Here’s how to start your journey: Winter Meet ‘n’ Eat Get to know them at the Meet ‘n’ Eat on Wednesday, Jan. 18, 6:00-7:00 pm in Student Experience Center 112. Nosh on pizza and meet people who […]

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 […]

Repair Fair Reflection: A solution for a throw away society

Friday, December 9th, 2016

One of OSU’s long-standing traditions is the Repair Fair hosted by the Waste Watchers, a student organization whose mission is to engage students and the community in waste reduction on campus. The Repair Fair aims to directly use the Reduce. Reuse. Recycle. Approach. In the Global North, which are the countries that have traditionally been […]

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 […]

Open Education Day: Registration is Open

Thursday, September 29th, 2016

Research shows that the more affordable course materials are for students, the more likely they are to succeed. We call that economic sustainability! Find out how you can become an even better advocate for learners at Oregon State’s Open Education Day, where you can learn how to use open educational resources (OER) and give students […]

Get to know the OSU Waste Watchers at the Meet ‘n’ Eat!

Thursday, September 22nd, 2016

Interested in volunteering to encourage other students to reduce waste and recycle? The student club the Waste Watchers might be the right fit for you. Get to know them at the Meet ‘n’ Eat on Tuesday, Sept. 27, 5:30-6:30 pm in Student Experience Center 112. Nosh on pizza and meet people who share your interests in sustainability, […]

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 […]

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