Posts Tagged ‘Repair Fairs’

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: May Repair Fair

Wednesday, May 21st, 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 Repair Fairs are a twice-per-term event that provide free repairs and demonstrations [...]

Get Your Fix: Repair Fair this Thursday

Tuesday, May 20th, 2014

OSU Campus Recycling will be hosting the final Repair Fair of the school year this Thursday, May 22 from 6 – 8 pm. The event will be held at the Recycling Warehouse (644 SW 13th St.)
Bring your broken items and questions and volunteers will help you learn how to repair your things, and attend demos [...]

Get your fix at Tuesday’s Repair Fair

Sunday, April 27th, 2014

Repair Fairs are a twice-per-term event series sponsored by the student group Waste Watchers, a joint group of Campus Recycling and the Student Sustainability Initiative.
The way it works: You bring your broken items and volunteers show you how to repair your belongings, plus you can drop-in for demos to learn new D.I.Y. skills! [...]

Repair Fair Recap: January 2014

Wednesday, January 29th, 2014

By Kyle Reed
Crack. Rip. Cachunk. Crunch. Boom. These sounds can be the cause of a ruined day, especially when your favorite pair of pants suddenly has a gaping hole in it, or your vacuum sucks in an entirely new way. Replacing these items can be an expensive hassle, and the problems may not always have [...]

Question of the Week: 2014 January Repair Fair

Wednesday, January 22nd, 2014

Time for our Question of the Week!
The first three people to respond with an eligible answer will win a reusable OSU 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
What is one item you personally have that is in [...]

Repair Fair Thurs. Jan. 23: Get your fix!

Tuesday, January 21st, 2014

If it’s broke, fix it! Do so by coming to the Recycling Warehouse at 644 SW 13th Street on Thursday, January 23rd between 5:30 and 7:30 pm for our January Repair Fair.
Bring your broken items and questions and volunteers will help you learn how to repair your things, and drop-in DIY (do it [...]

Mark your calendar now for OSU’s winter term Repair Fairs

Thursday, January 2nd, 2014

The Repair Fairs are back for 2014 and we will once again offer two for the term. Mark your calendar now so you don’t miss your opportunity to get free repair help for your broken belongings and watch repair demos!
Repair Fairs will continue to be held at the Recycling Warehouse at 644 SW 13th Street [...]

Repair Fair November 20th: Learn new skills & get your fix

Wednesday, November 13th, 2013

If it’s broke, fix it! Come to the Recycling Warehouse at 644 SW 13th Street on Wednesday, November 20th between 5:30 and 7:30 pm for our second Repair Fair of the year. We won’t have another one until January!
Bring your broken items and questions and volunteers will help you learn how to repair your [...]

Learn D.I.Y. skills at the October and November Repair Fairs

Wednesday, October 16th, 2013

The Repair Fairs are back! Come to the Recycling Warehouse at 644 SW 13th Street on Thursday, October 24th between the hours of 6 and 8 pm for our first Repair Fair of the year.
Bring your broken items and questions and volunteers will help you learn how to repair your things, and attend demos [...]