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Trash Talk: Can foil be recycled?

Can foil be recycled on the Oregon State University campus? Jessica breaks it down for you in this week’s Trash Talk video. This post is part of OSU Campus Recycling‘s Trash Talk series – where we answer your waste wonderings. More videos are available here on the Ecologue and on YouTube.

Trash Talk: What plastics are recyclable?

What plastics are accepted in recycling bins on the Oregon State University campus? Andrea tells you about the four shapes in this week’s Trash Talk video. This post is part of OSU Campus Recycling‘s Trash Talk series – where we answer your waste wonderings. More videos are available here on the Ecologue and on YouTube.

New OSUsed Store hours!

The OSUsed Store, OSU’s on-campus thrift store, has changed its public sales hours to two days per week: Tuesdays 5:30-7:30 pm Fridays 12:00-3:00 pm ​This means extra times to shop, more evening times, and a schedule that does not change from week-to-week. With this change, the new hours for staff to shop for their OSU […]

OSUsed Store End-of-Year Clearances on Dec. 23rd and 30th

You have two chances this month to enjoy lower-than-usual prices at the OSUsed Store – come to our end-of-year clearances Wednesday, 12-3 pm on December 23rd and 30th. Many items storewide will be marked 50% off! This will include chairs, books, OSU shirts, items in our housewares department, and more. Note: These are the OSUsed […]

Fall Repair Fair – Free Repairs and DIY Skills

Do you have a torn shirt, broken bike, or otherwise damaged items? Bring them to the Fall Repair Fair on Tuesday, November 10 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 […]

2-Night Sale at the OSUsed Store

The OSUsed Store is open for its monthly evening public sale on Wednesday plus a bonus evening sale on Thursday, both at 5:30-7:30 pm. At both sales, spin our wheel for a chance to win a prize or in-store coupon! While supplies last. Join this event on Facebook for updates. Available merchandise will include computers […]

Are you ready to become a master? Master Recycler class reg. open!

Now’s the time to sign-up for the 2016 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 13th through March 3rd at 6:15-9:00 pm plus 2 required Saturday field trips (tentatively scheduled for January 23rd […]

Get Your Fix at the Repair Fair!

Bring those broken or damaged items to the Student Edition of the Repair Fair on Wednesday, October 21 from 2:00 – 4:00 PM. This time, the event will be held at the Student Experience Center Plaza (2251 SW Jefferson Way) located between the Student Experience Center and the MU Quad. Volunteers will teach you how to fix your broken items; attend […]

Recycling/Surplus Staff Spotlight: Bil Burton

This week’s Staff Spotlight features Bil Burton. Who: Bil Burton, User Support Analyst for Surplus for the last twenty years. [sigh] What he does here: I aid in the resales of surplus properties collected by our department, most of my time is spent on refurbishing and reinstall computer equipment. One fave thing about his job: I […]

Recycling/Surplus Staff Spotlight: Kyle Joseph

This week’s Staff Spotlight features Kyle Joseph. Who: Kyle Joseph, Student Worker for Recycling and Surplus for the last year and a half. What he does here: I service all department buildings and Residence halls, and any other OSU owned buildings, with their paper, cardboard, and plastic recycling. I also surplus furniture from rooms and offices […]