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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 […]

Annual RecycleMania Competition 2017: UPCOMING EVENTS

Thursday, February 23rd, 2017

RecycleMania is an annual 8-week recycling competition between universities, which runs February 5 – April 1 this year. Join thousands of college students across the nation  competing for the national recycling title, and help OSU beat UO! You can make it happen by recycling, composting and reducing your trash. 2017 Calendar Res. Hall Recycling Challenge: […]

“MUG SHOTS” Coffee Giveaway

Thursday, February 9th, 2017

Come get your “Mug Shot” taken with your reusable coffee mug showing your commitment to reducing waste!  RecycleMania has begun. The Sustainability Office is putting on the 2nd annual “Mug Shot” Coffee Giveaway. BRING YOUR OWN MUG and we will see you there for free  fair trade coffee and cocoa! Stop by to learn about other […]

The winner of the RecycleMania Civil War is…

Tuesday, April 12th, 2016

The results of the 2016 RecycleMania Civil War are in! The winner of this year’s competition is… the University of Oregon! The competition was close, as we continuously narrowed the gap from weeks 5 through 8, but UO has reclaimed the trophy after we won it back from them last year. In total, Beavers recycled […]

Pitch in to win – RecycleMania still going strong until April 2!

Friday, February 26th, 2016

RecycleMania is an annual 8-week recycling competition between universities, which runs February 7 – April 2 this year. Join thousands of college students across the nation competing for the national recycling titles including highest per capita recycling rate and highest gross recycling. Help OSU catch up to UO, who is currently ahead in our annual Recycle […]

Get your fix at the Winter Repair Fair!

Thursday, February 18th, 2016

Do you have a torn shirt, broken bike, or otherwise damaged items? Bring them to the Winter Repair Fair on Wednesday, February 24 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 […]

Wisdom of the Week: RecycleMania 2015 Results

Thursday, February 11th, 2016

Per capita, we recycled 5% more and composted 17% more than during the 2014 competition. This post is a part of the Wisdom of the Week series. Tune in every week for waste-related facts, stats, and quotes.

Congrats Beavers! We’re recycling champs

Wednesday, April 8th, 2015

It was a close one, but OSU won the RecycleMania Civil War against the University of Oregon! This win comes after two consecutive years of losses. The annual competition pit us against UO to see which university could recycle the most over 8-weeks. OSU ended this year’s competition with 11.9 to 11.8 – only 0.07 […]

RecycleMania 2015 Kicks Off! Phase 1 Events

Thursday, February 5th, 2015

RecycleMania is a national and civil war recycling competition between universities that runs eight weeks every winter term. This year’s competition spans February 1 – March 28. You can help OSU compete by recycling, composting, and reducing your trash. In celebration of the competition, there will be events spanning nearly every week of the competition: […]

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