Posts Tagged ‘Repair Fairs’

Fix what fails you at the November Repair Fair Thursday the 6th

Friday, October 31st, 2014

OSU Campus Recycling will be hosting the last Repair Fair of 2014 Thursday, November 6th from 5:30-7:30 pm. The event will be held at the Recycling Warehouse, a.k.a. OSUsed Store (644 SW 13th Street).
Bring your broken items and volunteers will help you learn how to repair your belongings; attend demos to learn more skills! See [...]

Question of the Week: Fall Repair Fair dates

Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014

Time for our Question of the Week!
The first person to respond with the correct answer will win a reusable OSU ChicoBag, like the one pictured to the right.
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 [...]

OSU Featured In STARS Annual Review

Tuesday, September 30th, 2014

Oregon State University is well known for its strong focus in sustainability, from our LEED Platinum rated Energy Center to our Student Sustainability Initiative. But what features matter the most and what actions will make the biggest difference?  Who decides how sustainable we actually are and whether we are moving in the right direction?

The Association [...]

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 [...]