Archive for the ‘Campus Recycling’ Category

Meet the Menders: Chris Moser

Wednesday, January 28th, 2015

The volunteers for the Repair Fairs come from an varied backgrounds: from students and OSU staff, to D.I.Y. enthusiasts from the Corvallis community. Following each Fair, we’ll provide insight into the people behind the repairs. This is…
Meet the Menders
For the January Repair Fair, we interviewed Chris Moser, a long-time repair volunteer for the housewares, [...]

9 Wastehacks to Reuse Everyday Things

Monday, January 26th, 2015

Wastehacks [wāst-haks] pl. noun – any trick, shortcut, skill, or novelty method that reduces waste in all walks of life.
This term, Campus Recycling and the Waste Watchers will share with you easy Wastehacks so you don’t waste time or materials.
Reuse Wastehacks
It’s easy to forget how long of a life our products have. Yet despite their [...]

Get free fixes at the January Repair Fair

Wednesday, January 21st, 2015

Bring those broken or damaged items to the January Repair Fair, this Thursday from 5:30 – 7:30 PM. The event will be held at the OSU Recycling Warehouse, aka 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 [...]

Question of the Week: Oregon E-Cycles

Wednesday, January 14th, 2015

Time for our Question of the Week!
The first person to provide a correct answer will win a Beavers Reuse ChicoBag, like the one pictured here.
Submit your answer here (“Leave a Reply,” below) or on our Facebook page. Only one post per person, please.
Question of the Week
The Oregon E-Cycles program (which bans certain electronics from the [...]

Question of the Week: Meet ‘n’ Eat

Wednesday, January 7th, 2015

Time for our Question of the Week!
The first person to provide a correct answer will win a durable Beavers Reuse spork, like the one pictured here.
Submit your answer here (“Leave a Reply,” below) or on our Facebook page. Only one post per person, please.
Question of the Week
Our student club the Waste Watchers are having a [...]

Volunteer with the Waste Watchers!

Monday, January 5th, 2015

Looking for a way to get involved this term? The Waste Watchers work on events and outreach revolving around reducing waste on campus. Sound like your cup of tea?
Meet ‘n’ Eat
Stop by  MU 222 on January 14 from 5:30 – 6:30 PM to learn about our club and ways you can get involved. Nosh on [...]

Question of the Week: Holiday Values

Wednesday, December 17th, 2014

Time for our Question of the Week!
The first person to provide a correct answer will get to choose one of the following prizes depending on what they need most: a reusable utensil kit, water bottle or ChicoBag (like those pictured here).
Submit your answer here (“Leave a Reply,” below) or on our Facebook page. Only one [...]

Become a Master Recycler in 2015!

Wednesday, December 10th, 2014

Now’s the time to sign-up for the 2015 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 13th through March 3rd at 6:15-9:00 pm
2 required Saturday field trips on January 31, 9 am – 12:30 pm and [...]

Coffee Cup Coup – Can we count you in?

Monday, December 8th, 2014

The Coffee Cup Coup is a campaign founded in the belief that together, we can overthrow the tyranny of the disposable cup.
Why, you say? Because…

3,000 coffee cups are thrown away every day at OSU. In a recent audit, we found 563 coffee cups in just 1 dumpster.
They are never recyclable.
Reusable mugs save you money…and save [...]

Question of the Week: Cups Trashed at OSU

Wednesday, December 3rd, 2014

Time for our Question of the Week!
The first person to provide a correct answer will win a durable Beavers Reuse mug, like the one pictured here.
Submit your answer here (“Leave a Reply,” below) or on our Facebook page. Only one post per person, please.
Question of the Week
How many disposable coffee cups are estimated to be thrown away [...]