Archive for May, 2013

Energize Corvallis introduces Going Ductless! Campaign

Friday, May 31st, 2013

Energize Corvallis recently launched a new initiative to increase local energy savings. Going Ductless! brings community members together to learn about the comfort and energy savings of ductless heating and cooling technology,  buy ductless heating and cooling systems, and enjoy the savings from their bulk purchasing power. In tandem with this outreach campaign, The Heat [...]

You can help OSU donate 22,000 lbs. during res. hall move-out

Thursday, May 30th, 2013

Did you know that in 2012 over 20,000 pounds of material was diverted from the landfill and given to local non-profits as residents moved out of their res. halls? Our goal this year is 22,000 pounds, and you can help,…whether or not you live in a hall!
How You Can Help
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Final Repair Fair Wed. May 29: Free repairs and demonstrations

Thursday, May 23rd, 2013

Come to the Recycling Warehouse at 644 SW 13th Street on Wednesday, May 29th between the hours of 5:30 and 7:30 pm for our last Repair Fair of the year!
Bring your broken items and questions; volunteers will help you learn how to repair your things.
Save money, save natural resources and be part of a DIY [...]

Green-Minded Tips for Move Out Day

Wednesday, May 22nd, 2013

This is a guest post by Jakob Barry of Networx.com.
Moving out of the dorms is an interesting time because so many students are vacating them on or around the same day. Hundreds, if not thousands of undergraduates and grad students are in transition looking for parking spaces, lifting items from point A to point B, [...]

OSU Divest to host movie and pizza night

Tuesday, May 21st, 2013

OSU Divest, the on campus campaign moving for Oregon State University to sell off its investments in fossil fuel industries, will be showing the movie “Do the Math” on Thursday, May 23rd at the Westminster House!
The movie is a 42-minute documentary on global warming and the fossil fuel industry. To see the trailer and learn [...]

OSUsed Store May Dot Sale on the 22nd

Monday, May 20th, 2013

Come to the OSUsed Store on Wednesday, May 22nd between 12:00 and 3:00 p.m, where all dotted merchandise will be 75% off, and white tag items (housewares) will all be 50% off!
The OSUsed Store is located at 644 SW 13th Street in Corvallis (view on Google Maps). We will have many items for personal or [...]

Campus Recycling now hiring a Student Design Assistant!

Tuesday, May 14th, 2013

Campus Recycling is now hiring for a Student Design Assistant to join our outreach team, to design and implement print and digital media.
Job Description
Job duties include:
Graphic design (constitutes 60% or more of work hours):

Designing, ordering and distributing print and digital media such as posters, fliers, recycle bin signs, newspaper ads, and graphics for digital use [...]

What are the Repair Fairs? Watch the video and save the date for May 29!

Thursday, May 9th, 2013

Have you heard about the Repair Fairs? If not, be sure to watch our video which gives an inside look:

The video was filmed by Waste Watcher Jodie Davaz at the February Repair Fair.
Be sure to mark your calendars, for we will be holding our last Repair Fair of the year on Wednesday, May 29 from [...]

The Composting Song, by Kevin Ahern

Friday, May 3rd, 2013

Ever wanted to hear and/or sing along to a song about compost? If so, Kevin Ahern (Director of Undergraduate Research and Senior Instructor of Biochemistry and Biophysics at OSU) has a surprise for you!
Check out a song he wrote about compost, written by Ahern and recorded by David Simmons.
Composting Song – Kevin Ahern
Could just be [...]