OSU F&A Picnic nearly zero waste, recycling staff recognized

Campus Recycling got two great pieces of news from the OSU Finance and Admin BBQ yesterday: 1) Award-Winning Staff! Firstly, our student outreach assistant Lindsey Almarode won the Outstanding Student award in all of Finance and Admin at OSU! The award goes to a student who “demonstrates commitment to excellence in achieving his/her unit’s goals. […]

On-campus students give over 10 tons to nonprofits during move-out

Another academic year has come and gone at OSU, and with the end of the year came the annual Residence Hall Move-Out Donation Drive, an effort to encourage students to donate as much as possible as they move out of the residence halls. This year OSU beat last year’s record and exceeded our 20,000-pound donation […]

Join the da Vinci Days Green Team, get free festival admission

Calling all Waste Warriors! Campus Recycling is once again coordinating composting and recycling at the annual da Vinci Days Festival (July 20-22) and we need your help! Sign-up soon to get your preferred shifts, and free festival admission. How to Volunteer You will either staff a recycling station – greeting attendees and helping them sort […]

Students encouraged to give to non-profits during move-out

On-Campus Students Now and through June 15, OSU Campus Recycling, Surplus Property and University Housing and Dining are coordinating the Res. Hall Move-Out Donation Drive – an effort to reduce waste and benefit community non-profit organizations. Last year, nearly 18,000 pounds of material was diverted from the landfill and given to local non-profits. The goal […]

OSU Recycling Manager celebrates 5 years – look how far we've come!

This year, our OSU Recycling Manager Pete Lepre celebrated his 5th year at OSU. As Pete reflects on the changes he’s seen over the past 5 years, he recognizes several major accomplishments that the OSU community has made towards responsible recycling. In 2007, OSU Recycling partnered with Allied Waste of Corvallis to offer the Master […]

Confidential paper destruction free for departments, this week only

For this week only, Monday through Friday, March 19-23, all online requests for pick-up of confidential papers will have the regular 15 cents per pound destruction fee waived. This is for OSU materials only, not personal papers. We encourage departments to take advantage of this opportunity to clear out unneeded files and save money, while […]

Greek Challenge: Recycling for the Greater Good, March 13-14

As part of RecycleMania, Campus Recycling and the Greek community are partnering up this week for the Greek Challenge: Recycling for the Greater Good. Sororities and fraternities will be competing to collect the most redeemable cans and plastic bottles to fundraise for the OSU Emergency Food Pantry. Students and community members are encouraged to bring […]

RecycleMania brings March e-waste collection, can/bottle fundraiser and more!

RecycleMania continues! This annual recycling competition amongst U.S. universities is chock-full of activities and opportunities to have fun, recycle your hard-to-recycle items, save money, show your recycling pride, and help OSU win! March calendar: E-Waste Collection: Help OSU win! Wednesday, March 7 at 8:00 am-7:30 pm and Thursday-Wednesday, March 8-9 and 12-14 at 8:00 am-4:00 […]