Posts Tagged ‘SSI’

Repair Fair Feb. 27th: free repairs and demonstrations

Friday, February 22nd, 2013

Come to the Recycling Warehouse at 644 SW 13th Street on Wednesday, February 27th between the hours of 5 and 7 pm for our Repair Fair!
Bring your broken items and questions; volunteers will help you learn how to repair your things (see list below for what’s on offer this time)! Repair demonstrations also offered. Save [...]

RecycleMania 2013 has begun! Check out the event calendar.

Tuesday, January 22nd, 2013

RecycleMania is a 10-week national recycling competition between universities, which started Sunday and runs through March 30. We are offering events and other opportunities every week; here’s the line-up for the next couple weeks:

RecycleMania Kickoff Display: January 22-25, Memorial Union Quad
January Repair Fair: Monday, January 28, 6:00-8:00 pm, Recycling Warehouse, 644 SW 13th St.
Res. [...]

Join the plastic jellyfish sculpture construction party Thursday

Monday, January 14th, 2013

Want a break from your busy schedule, and a chance to do something hands-on and fun with others who are interested in recycling?
Come to our Jellyfish Sculpture Construction Party this Thursday, January 17 at 5:00-7:30 pm in the OSU recycling warehouse!
There you can lend a hand building a trio of giant jellyfish out of film [...]

WANTED: Your opinion on winter term RecycleMania activities!

Monday, December 3rd, 2012

We want to know what YOU want to see happen for RecycleMania 2013 (Jan 20 – March 30)!
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 [...]

America Recycles Day collection event exceeds 2011 results

Wednesday, November 21st, 2012

On November 15, OSU hosted its second annual special recycling collection event in the Memorial Union Brick Mall for America Recycles Day.
The purpose of the event was to give the opportunity to recycle hard-to-recycle items all in one convenient location, as well as educate people about recycling and waste reduction all year long. Materials collected [...]

Next Repair Fair offered on November 26th

Monday, November 19th, 2012

Come to the Recycling Warehouse at 644 SW 13th Street on Monday, November 26 between the hours of 6 and 8 pm for our second Repair Fair, this one for the month of November.
Bring your broken items and questions; volunteers will help you learn how to repair your things (see list below for what’s on [...]

October Repair Fair on the 29th

Tuesday, October 23rd, 2012

Come to the Student Sustainability Center (738 SW 15th St.) on Monday, October 29 between the hours of 6:30 to 9:00 pm for the October Repair Fair. Bring your broken items and questions; volunteers will help you learn how to repair your things (see list below for what’s on offer this month)! Save money, save [...]

Who are the OSU Waste Watchers? They explain in this new video.

Thursday, October 11th, 2012

Who are the Oregon State University Waste Watchers? In this video, a few of them explain what they’ve worked on, why they volunteer, and what they’re looking forward to this year.

Thank you to Waste Watcher Jodie Davaz for making this video!
About the group
Waste Watchers is a joint group between Campus Recycling and [...]

Come to the Waste Watchers’ Meet ‘n’ Eat on Thursday 6-7 pm

Monday, September 24th, 2012

Waste Watchers is a joint group between Campus Recycling and the Student Sustainability Initiative that works on events and other outreach related to waste reduction on campus.
Drop by our first event of the year to enjoy snacks, learn about the volunteer team, meet new people who share your interests, and try your hand at the [...]

Now Hiring resident hall Eco-Reps!

Wednesday, September 19th, 2012

Campus Recycling, the OSU Sustainability Office, University Housing and Dining Services and the Student Sustainability Initiative are recruiting resident students to serve as paid Eco-Representatives (Eco-reps) in three residence halls this academic year (applicants from all halls are welcome).
Eco-reps will work to educate their peers about sustainable lifestyles and resources, assist with marketing and outreach [...]