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Repair Fair Reflection: A solution for a throw away society

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

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) […]

Get your Fix at the 2016 Fall Repair Fair!

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 […]

Join the Waste Watchers, become a Hero!

Want to become a waste-fighting hero? Help fight the scourge of waste by volunteering with the Waste Watchers. Here are some ways to get involved: Waste Watchers Weekly Meetings Tuesdays, 6:00 – 7:30 PM 112 SEC At the weekly meetings, the team plans events and marketing at their weekly meetings. Attendance is not required every […]

Recycling and Surplus are hiring students!

Multiple job openings are available for students within Materials Management (i.e. Campus Recycling and Surplus Property). Recycling Program Assistants We are hiring for 2 Recycling Program Assistants to assist with planning, implementing, assessing, and providing logistical support for Campus Recycling programs. 12-20 hours per week, mostly on weekdays. Applications due 9/29. Full details and application […]

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

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, […]

NOW HIRING: Eco Representatives

Interested in working right within your residence hall? Want to learn and educate about sustainability? Keep reading, and apply for this opportunity for the 2016-17 school year. We are now in our 5th year of the Eco-Representative program! Eco-reps live in resident halls at Oregon State University and work with the residents of the halls […]

Buy Used: OSUsed Store summer clearance sales on Aug. 23 and 26

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 […]

Business Highlight: Tec Labs

Ever heard of Tecnu? Maybe in the days of camping with your family, and your mom is scrubbing you down after enjoying a romp through the woods? Or in the desperate search at the drug store after getting infected with poison oak? Tec Labs is a company based in Albany, OR who pride themselves in […]

OSU collects 23,000 pounds during Move-Out Donation Drive

The results are in: OSU residents donated about 23,000 pounds during the Res. Hall Move-Out Donation Drive! This includes an estimated: 11,997 pounds of housewares 6,867 pounds of clothing, shoes and linens 3,103 pounds of food, toiletries, and school supplies 1,000 pounds of loft kit wood That’s 22,967 pounds total! While the weight did not […]