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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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) […]

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