Posts Tagged ‘RecycleMania’

RecycleMania 2014 Civil War Results

Thursday, April 10th, 2014

The final results for this year’s RecycleMania Civil War are in! The winner of this year’s competition is…University of Oregon. This is the second consecutive year that UO has won the recycling Civil War.

Overall, we collected 238,916 lbs of recycling (plus an additional 44,333 lbs of organics in compost), and 545,871 lbs of trash this [...]

Dept. Shredding Discount Week offers 50% off and a chance to win RecycleMania

Monday, March 17th, 2014

In order to encourage OSU departments to recycle during the RecycleMania competition, Campus Recycling is offering a Departmental Shredding Discount Week this week, Monday-Friday, March 17-21.
OSU departments that submit confidential paper pick-up requests online during this timeframe will get 50% off (regular price is 15¢ per lb.). Please note that only paper from OSU departments [...]

Resident Hall Recycling Competition results are in

Tuesday, February 25th, 2014

The Resident Hall Recycling Competition has come to an end, and the results are in: Halsell emerged the victor, finishing the competition with 3.63 lbs of recycling per person.
Following in second and third were Bloss and West, with 2.92 and 2.86 pounds of recycling respectively.
Every res. hall will receive Inter-Hall Challenge points dependent upon their [...]

Share recycling e-cards with your Valentine!

Thursday, February 13th, 2014

If you are interested in sustainability, and presumably you are as a visitor of this blog, you may be thinking about how to go beyond throw-away trinkets to show your love this Valentine’s Day.
Might we suggest you both show your support for sustainability and appreciation for your loved ones by sharing recycling-themed E-Cards?

Question of the Week: February RecycleMania events

Wednesday, February 12th, 2014

Time for our Question of the Week!
The first person to respond with the correct answer will win a reusable 20 oz OSU water bottle!
Submit your answer here (“Leave a Reply,” below) or on our Facebook page. Only one post per person, please.
- See more at:
Time for our Question of the Week!
The first person to [...]

RecycleMania 2014 Kicks Off with M.U. Quad Trash Monster

Tuesday, February 4th, 2014

If you have passed through the Memorial Union Quad yet this week, you may have noticed a new presence: a heaping, stinking beast most foul!
The RecycleMania Trash Monster, as it’s known, was built by our student volunteer team the Waste Watchers last week. It is built a monster out of 260 lbs. of trash – [...]

RecycleMania Hall Recycling Competition has begun!

Monday, February 3rd, 2014

RecycleMania 2014, an 8-week Civil War and national recycling competition, launched Saturday and with it began the 4th Annual Hall Recycling Competition.
The annual Hall Recycling Competition, started in 2011, will run for the first 3 weeks of RecycleMania 2014 – February 1-21. The competition is an opportunity to motivate residents to up their [...]

Let’s Build a Trash Monster! Construction Party on Wednesday

Monday, January 27th, 2014

Ready to tap into your creative side?
Come by the Waste Watchers‘ event Let’s Build a Trash Monster: Scrap Sculpture Construction Party on Wednesday, January 29 between 5:30 and 8:00 pm at the OSU Recycling Warehouse (644 SW 13th St.)!

Drop by anytime in the timeframe to lend a hand in building a trash monster sculpture using [...]

Congrats Weatherford and Hawley Halls: Eco-Challenge winners!

Friday, March 8th, 2013

Congratulations for the Res. Hall Eco-Challenge Month winners, Weatherford for recycling and Hawley for electricity!
Weatherford recycled the most, 3.1 pounds per person over the three weeks, and won the RecycleMania Res. Hall trophy.
Hawley used the least amount of electricity compared to an earlier baseline, and won a certificate.
See the full results here and learn about [...]

RecycleMania continues with a collection week, clothing swap and confidential discount

Tuesday, March 5th, 2013

RecycleMania is a 10-week national recycling competition between universities, which started January 20th and runs through March 30th.
OSU is competing to recycle the most both nationally and in the Civil War with the University of Oregon. As you can see, it is a tight competition this year!

Events and other opportunities are offered every week; here’s [...]