Posts Tagged ‘Waste Reduction’

Question of the Week: Film Plastic Recycling

Wednesday, July 30th, 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
Film plastic is not accepted in campus or curbside recycling. Name three locations in Corvallis where you [...]

New course offering: Social Dimensions of Sustainability

Tuesday, July 29th, 2014

A new online course will be offered during Fall 2014 for students in natural resources, environmental sciences, social sciences, and students interested in the Sustainability Double-Degree.
Beginning with a discussion on the importance of a social science perspective for study of sustainability issues, the course will compliment the ecological aspects of sustainability by exposing students to [...]

Question of the Week: Weekday Shopping at OSUsed Store

Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014

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The first person to respond with the correct answer will win a reusable OSU spork.
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Question of the Week
You may have heard of the OSUsed Store, which is run by Surplus Property here on [...]

Question of the Week: Plastic Cold Cups

Wednesday, July 16th, 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).
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Question of the Week
Pictured below is a plastic cold cup. Into what bin on campus (excluding [...]

Question of the Week: Benefiting Organizations from Move-out

Wednesday, July 9th, 2014

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Question of the Week
OSU students donated 22,408 pounds of donations during this year’s move-out donation drive. Name four of [...]

OSU collects 11 tons during Donation Drive

Monday, July 7th, 2014

We’ve finally finished collecting the weights from the wood donations, and the results are in: OSU students donated 22,408 pounds of donations as a part of the Res. Hall Move-out Donation Drive this year.
The weights by category are as follows:

10,027 pounds of housewares
1,897 pounds of food, toiletries, and school supplies
6,664 pounds of clothing, bedding, and [...]

Question of the Week: Recycled Water Bottle Energy Savings

Wednesday, July 2nd, 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
Recycling saves energy, as it costs less to recycle a material than it [...]

Student job opening: E-Waste Project Coordinator

Tuesday, July 1st, 2014

Materials Management (comprised of Campus Recycling and Surplus Property) is hiring one E-Waste Project Coordinator, a student worker position, for fall term 2014.
This position will help OSU become e-Stewards certified for electronic waste disposal by April 2015 (E-Stewards is a standard that is recognized worldwide for organizations who dispose of electronics responsibly). The [...]

Question of the Week: Ice Cream Containers

Wednesday, June 25th, 2014

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Question of the Week
Included is a photo of a ice cream container. Around campus (excluding within [...]

Alaffia Bike Donation

Thursday, June 19th, 2014

Have an extra or broken bike? On Saturday, June 21st the First Alternative Co-op North Store will be hosting an Alaffia Bike Donation drive. So far Alaffia has collected more than 3,500 bikes and shipped them to students in 40 different rural villages in central Togo. All viable bikes are restored and given to students [...]