Posts Tagged ‘Waste Reduction’

Question of the Week: Coffee Cup Coup

Wednesday, October 29th, 2014

Time once again for our Question of the Week! This week we will accept “entries” (on social media only) until 8 pm today and will randomly select two winners to each receive a Beavers Reuse mug!
Question of the Week
The Coffee Cup Coup is a campaign to overthrow the tyranny of the disposable cup (i.e. use [...]

Reedcycler’s Believe it or Not: Food for Thought

Monday, October 27th, 2014

Food waste is one of the biggest  forms of waste out there. It’s been said that if food waste were a country, it would be the third largest contributor to greenhouse gas emissions, right behind China and the US.
But everyone needs to eat, and world hunger is still an issue. Today, I’ll take you through [...]

Spooktacular Halloween Sale at the OSUsed Store Wednesday

Sunday, October 26th, 2014

Come by the OSUsed Store for a spooktacular Halloween Sale on Wednesday, October 29 between 12:00 and 3:00 pm.
Reach into the “cauldron” and pick an eyeball – you just may be lucky enough to draw one good for 25, 50 or 75% off one item!
Terms: Each customer may draw once. Each coupon [...]

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 [...]

Reedcycler’s Believe it or Not: Sewage Surprises

Monday, October 20th, 2014

It’s time for this week’s installment of Reedcycler’s Believe it or Not! Today, I’ve procured some stories that may make you rethink our sewage situation.
Brooklyn turns food and waste into energy
Jimmy Pynn has trillions of children, all of which are bacteria. Each needs three meals a day; luckily, the city of Brooklyn provides them [...]

Question of the Week: Recycling on Game Day

Wednesday, October 15th, 2014

Time for our Question of the Week!
The first person to respond with the correct answer will win a reusable 24 oz. OSU water bottle.
Submit your answer here (“Leave a Reply,” below) or on our Facebook page. Only one post per person, please.
Question of the Week
Our website offers information on how you can improve your game day waste [...]

Reedcycler’s Believe it or Not: From Water Bottles to Boats and Bridges

Monday, October 13th, 2014

The world is a weird place.
And in the world of waste, people do odd things in order to lower the amount of trash in the world. Join me, Reedcycler, and for the next nine weeks I will show you a selection of strange sustainability and waste-related stories.
Boat made of water bottles sails the sea
San Francisco [...]

Get Involved with the Waste Watchers

Thursday, October 9th, 2014

Interested in volunteering on campus? Gaining leadership skills? Making an impact on sustainability? If any of these describe you, the Waste Watchers club may be the right fit for you!
The Waste Watchers work on events and outreach focused on reducing waste on campus. There are multiple ways to get involved:

Don’t have a lot of time? [...]

Question of the Week: Eco2Go Savings

Wednesday, October 8th, 2014

Time for our Question of the Week!
The first person to respond with the correct answer will win a redeemable Eco2Go token.
Submit your answer here (“Leave a Reply,” below) or on our Facebook page. Only one post per person, please.
Question of the Week
The Eco2Go program on campus offers a 20 cent discount every time you use a container. [...]

Question of the Week: Fall ‘14 Waste Watchers’ Weekly Meetings

Wednesday, October 1st, 2014

Time for our Question of the Week!
The first person to respond with the correct answer will win a reusable OSU utensil set.
Submit your answer here (“Leave a Reply,” below) or on our Facebook page. Only one post per person, please.
Question of the Week
The Waste Watchers will have weekly meetings throughout fall term at the SSC. What time [...]