Archive for the ‘Waste Reduction’ Category

Get involved! Learn about the Waste Watchers at the Meet ‘n’ Eat

Friday, September 26th, 2014

Want to get involved in waste reduction? The Waste Watchers are holding their first event of the year on Monday, September 29 from 5:30 – 6:30 pm at the Student Sustainability Center.
Enjoy snacks and meet people who share your interests in sustainability, while learning about our organization and the ways you can get involved to [...]

Question of the Week: Start-of-the-year Events

Wednesday, September 24th, 2014

Time for our Question of the Week!
The first person to respond with the correct answer will win a reusable OSU cold cup (straw included).
Submit your answer here (“Leave a Reply,” below) or on our Facebook page. Only one post per person, please.
Question of the Week
We will be hosting several events during the start of this school year. [...]

Choose used! OSUsed Store has many items on clearance this Wed. and Sat.

Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014

Come by the OSUsed Store for our weekly Wednesday public sale and monthly Saturday sale, where we will have clearance prices on several items in the store. Our hours are Wednesday, September 25, 12-3 pm and Saturday, September 27 at 9 am – 12 pm.
The following items will be on clearance:

Desks and tables [...]

Question of the Week: Paper Clips and Staples

Wednesday, September 17th, 2014

Time for our Question of the Week!
The first person to respond with the correct answer will win a reusable OSU ChicoBag.
Submit your answer here (“Leave a Reply,” below) or on our Facebook page. Only one post per person, please.
Question of the Week
When recycling paper, do you need to remove staples and paper clips before placing it in [...]

Question of the Week: Homes Powered by Coffin Butte

Wednesday, September 10th, 2014

Time for our Question of the Week!
The first person to respond with the correct answer will win a 20 oz. reusable OSU water bottle.
Submit your answer here (“Leave a Reply,” below) or on our Facebook page. Only one post per person, please.
Question of the Week
At the Coffin Butte landfill, methane is harvested and used to produce electricity. [...]

Question of the Week: Event Recycling at OSU

Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014

Time for our Question of the Week!
The first person to respond with the correct answer will win a reusable OSU spork.
Submit your answer here (“Leave a Reply,” below) or on our Facebook page. Only one post per person, please.
Question of the Week
Campus Recycling can provide recycling and compost options for on-campus events. What is the price of [...]

Question of the Week: Recycling Fibers in Paper

Wednesday, August 27th, 2014

Time for our Question of the Week!
The first person to respond with the correct answer will win a reusable OSU cold cup (with straw).
Submit your answer here (“Leave a Reply,” below) or on our Facebook page. Only one post per person, please.
Question of the Week
Each time paper is recycled, the fibers in it become shorter. According to [...]

OSU Repair Fairs to be featured in national report

Thursday, August 21st, 2014

Good news! OSU was recently contacted by the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE), which is putting together its annual review of information universities have submitted through this year’s Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System (STARS).
This national report will include “campus sustainability innovations & best practices,” and the Repair Fairs have [...]

Question of the Week: 3-day Clearance Sale

Wednesday, August 20th, 2014

Time for our Question of the Week!
The first person to respond with the correct answer will win a reusable OSU cold cup (with straw).
Submit your answer here (“Leave a Reply,” below) or on our Facebook page. Only one post per person, please.
Question of the Week
The OSUsed Store will be holding a Clearance Sale this week from today [...]

3-Day Clearance at OSUsed Store August 20-22

Monday, August 18th, 2014

The OSUsed Store is open for a 3-day clearance sale this Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, August 20-22, at 12-4 pm each day. Take advantage of extended hours and extra low prices!
Look for special green clearance stickers on merchandise throughout the store; the prices on those items will drop throughout the week [...]