Posts Tagged ‘Waste Reduction’

Question of the Week: Foodprint Challenge

Wednesday, April 16th, 2014

Time for our Question of the Week!
The first person to respond with the correct answer will win a reusable OSU spork.
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Question of the Week
The Eco2Go program offers students a sustainable means to eat out by reducing the amount of [...]

Waste Watchers Spotlight: Walker Holden

Tuesday, April 15th, 2014

Name: Walker Holden
Title: Star Volunteer
Degree: Environmental Science
Year: Freshman
When did you start volunteering with the Waste Watchers?
I began volunteering at the beginning of Fall term.
What has been your favorite project or event that the Waste Watchers have been involved in?
I love the Repair Fair that we hold twice a term. It’s great that we do this [...]

Discount Drawing Sales at the OSUsed Store Wednesday and Saturday

Monday, April 14th, 2014

Come to the OSUsed Store sales on Wednesday, April 16, 12:00-3:00 pm and/or Saturday, April 19, 9:00 am – 12 pm and reach in the egg basket for a chance to draw a sale price of 25, 50 or 75% off one item!
Terms: Coupons exclude spot bid and online merchandise. Use of coupons are limited [...]

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 [...]

Question of the Week: Items in Container Recycling

Wednesday, April 9th, 2014

Time for our Question of the Week!
The first person to respond with the correct answer will win a reusable stainless steel OSU coffee mug.
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Question of the Week
Which item shown below does NOT go into the container recycling on campus?

Answer
The [...]

Question of the Week: “All in the Hall” Buildings

Wednesday, April 2nd, 2014

Time for our Question of the Week!
The first person to respond with the correct answer will win a reusable cold cup (with straw).
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Question of the Week
“All in the Hall” is a pilot program starting this term, which focuses on [...]

Question of the Week: Confidential Shredding Discount

Wednesday, March 19th, 2014

Time for our Question of the Week!
The first person to respond with the correct answer will win a reusable OSU spork.
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Question of the Week
This week, we are offering a discount for any departments who place a confidential shred request. [...]

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 [...]

Question of the Week: RecycleMania Civil War

Wednesday, March 12th, 2014

Time for our Question of the Week!
The first person to respond with the correct answer will win an OSU ChicoBag.
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Question of the Week
Every year for RecycleMania, OSU and UO become locked in a civil war to see who can [...]

Question of the Week: Energy Savings from Aluminum Can Recycling

Wednesday, March 5th, 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.
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Question of the Week
In this week’s Recycling Mythbusters blog post, we discuss the benefits of recycling [...]