Archive for December, 2012

Now’s the time to join the Master Recycler class for 2013

Thursday, December 20th, 2012

Become a Master Recycler in 2013!
Some spaces remain in the 2013 Linn and Benton Master Recycler class offered by OSU Campus Recycling and Republic Services.

WHEN: Tuesdays, Jan 8th through Feb 26th, 6:15 pm – 9:00 pm
WHERE: Kearney Hall 305 (on the OSU Corvallis campus at 14th and Campus Way)
WHAT: This once-per-week, 8-week class will explore [...]

Coast to Valley Express: New Bus service from Corvallis to Newport

Wednesday, December 19th, 2012

Lincoln and Benton Counties have teamed up and are offering two buses that run between Corvallis and Newport.  A bus leaves each location four times a day, and they both run seven days a week (except Christmas and Thanksgiving).  Animals are allowed, but non-service animals must be in veterinarian-approved containers.  The buses are ADA accessible [...]

OSUsed Store End of Year Clearance December 19th

Monday, December 17th, 2012

Don’t miss the OSUsed Store’s last public sale of 2012 on Wednesday, December 19th, 12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. – much of our merchandise will be marked 75% off, plus all housewares will be 50% off!
We will be closed to the public for two weeks following the December 19th sale, reopening on January 9, 2013. [...]

Drive Less Connect: Trips Incentive!

Friday, December 14th, 2012

For the rest of December, Cascades West Rideshare has an incentive to create a trip in Drive Less Connect. There will be several drawings throughout the month, and people have already won prizes like free drinks at Dutch Bros.
They are giving away a $50 Safeway gift card at the end of the month and a [...]

Solar at OSU

Thursday, December 13th, 2012

Construction is nearly complete at OSU’s first two large-scale ground-mounted solar electric systems.  The larger site, located near the Trysting Tree Golf Course on the east side of the Willamette River, is a little over two acres and around 450 kilowatts.   A second site near 53rd St. and Campus Way is just under two acres [...]

WANTED: Your opinion on winter term RecycleMania activities!

Monday, December 3rd, 2012

We want to know what YOU want to see happen for RecycleMania 2013 (Jan 20 – March 30)!
Background
RecycleMania is a 10-week competition for U.S. college and university recycling programs to see who can recycle the most! OSU competes both nationally, as well as locally in the RecycleMania Civil War, created by OSU and the UO [...]