Posts Tagged ‘Waste Reduction’

Question of the Week: 3-day Clearance Sale

Wednesday, August 20th, 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
The OSUsed Store will be holding a Clearance Sale this week from today [...]

3-Day Clearance at OSUsed Store August 20-22

Monday, August 18th, 2014

The OSUsed Store is open for a 3-day clearance sale this Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, August 20-22, at 12-4 pm each day. Take advantage of extended hours and extra low prices!
Look for special green clearance stickers on merchandise throughout the store; the prices on those items will drop throughout the week [...]

Question of the Week: What Goes in a Worm Bin

Wednesday, August 13th, 2014

Time for our Question of the Week!
The first person to respond with the correct answer will win a reusable OSU spork and a $1 Gift Certificate to any UHDS Dining Center.
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Question of the Week
Shown below are five images of [...]

Question of the Week: Percent of E-waste in Landfills

Wednesday, August 6th, 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
E-waste is defined as any discarded electronics, and represents 2% of the trash [...]

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

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
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

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