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

March 2nd, 2012 | Andrea Norris

RecycleMania 2012

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 pm.
  • Recycling/Surplus warehouse, 644 SW 13th St.
  • Help OSU compete nationally in the new RecycleMania electronics category! Bring broken and unwanted electronics (see list of accepted items) for free recycling. OSU-owned or personal items welcome. Volunteers needed. Click to go to this event on Facebook

Greek Challenge: Recycling for the Greater Good

  • Tuesday & Wednesday, March 13 & 14, 10:00 am-2:00 pm
  • MU Quad Steps
  • Bring redeemable cans and plastic bottles to the MU Quad to fundraise for the OSU Emergency Food Pantry, in this sororities v. fraternities philanthropy challenge! Only plastic and metal (NO glass) containers that have a deposit value, please.

Lucky Day Sale at the OSUsed Store

  • Wednesday, March 14, 12:00-3:00 pm
  • OSUsed Store, 644 SW 13th St.
  • In celebration of St. Patrick’s Day this week, come by the OSUsed Store public sale to enter our prize drawing to win one of two $50 gift certificates to our store! No purchase necessary. We will have many items for personal or departmental use – computers and computer accessories, furniture (desks, file cabinets, tables, chairs, bookcases, etc), household items, vehicles, sporting goods, bicycles and much more. Click to go to this event on Facebook

Free Dept. Shredding Week

  • Monday-Friday, March 19-23
  • All OSU Corvallis campus dept. offices
  • Free confidential shredding week for all departments to boost paper weight at end of the RecycleMania competition. OSU materials only. Instructions: Submit an online request during finals week (must be placed on or between March 19 and 23 for fee to be waived). (We anticipate having a high number of requests and therefore may not be able to pickup within 3 business days; however, all requests submitted during finals week will be picked up no later than Friday, March 30.) Click to go to this event on Facebook

Learn more about RecycleMania and see live results on our website.


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