Posts Tagged ‘RecycleMania’

RecycleMania begins Jan. 23, offers prizes, Styrofoam recycling and more

Thursday, January 19th, 2012

RecycleMania 2012 is just around the corner, taking place January 22 through March 31 this year! This is a national recycling competition between universities, as well as a Civil War competition between OSU and the UO.
RecycleMania is all about offering opportunities to increase awareness of and participation in waste reduction at OSU, now and throughout [...]

WANTED: Your opinion on winter term RecycleMania activities!

Tuesday, November 29th, 2011

We want to know what YOU want to see happen for RecycleMania 2012 (Jan 22 – March 31)!

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 [...]

McNary Hall Wins Residence Hall Recycling Competition

Thursday, April 28th, 2011

McNary Hall has been declared the RecycleMania Residence Hall Winner, which they earned by having the smallest percentage of recyclables in their dumpster. The hall won a game night for their hall held on April 7, plus a trophy made out of reused materials. Congrats to them!

Campus Recycling staff [...]

OSU takes top spot in Oregon for recycling

Thursday, April 21st, 2011

The RecycleMania 2011 results have been officially released and OSU has once again taken the number one spot in Oregon and held onto the RecycleMania Civil War title!
OSU beat UO by recycling and composting 5.5 more lbs per person, holding onto the RecycleMania Civil War trophy, made by UO last year out of reused materials.
Campus [...]

RecycleMania: A Recap, Plus What is Yet to Come!

Wednesday, March 2nd, 2011

We are halfway through RecycleMania and so far OSU has recycled and composted 247,269 lbs – up more than 50,000 lbs over this time last year!
We’ve held many events over the term and have many yet to come. Two weeks ago we displayed our sea creature made by OSU students, out of recycled materials. It [...]

New events added to RecycleMania 2011 lineup!

Friday, February 11th, 2011

The mania continues this term with a long line-up of events remaining for RecycleMania 2011! Check out the event calendar below, download a poster, and join our Facebook event so you don’t miss out!
Special events to start preparing for include a clothing and household item swap on February 22 and 23, a FREE e-waste collection [...]

RecycleMania 2011 activities set to launch Monday

Wednesday, January 19th, 2011

As mentioned before on this blog, RecycleMania is almost here (officially starting Sunday)! Pull out your planner and check out the event lineup below for the first three weeks of the competition.
Cash for Clunkers Fridge Replacement Program Jan 24 through Apr 1, Your Department Have an old, energy inefficient fridge in your department’s kitchen or [...]

Sneak peek into RecycleMania 2011

Tuesday, January 4th, 2011

It’s that time of year again. A chill is in the air, the leaves have all fallen and the Waste Warriors are gathering for another battle. It’s almost RecycleMania 2011!
RecycleMania is a nationwide recycling competition, which started in 2001 as a competition between two Ohio colleges and has since expanded to include over 600 universities [...]