Posts Tagged ‘Waste Reduction’

Question of the Week: AOR Conference

Wednesday, May 28th, 2014

Time for our Question of the Week!
The first person to respond with the correct answer will win a reusable 20 oz. water bottle.
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Question of the Week
The 36th annual AOR Conference and Trade Show features opportunities to attend workshops, tours, [...]

Waste Watchers Spotlight: Kyle Knight

Tuesday, May 27th, 2014

Name: Kyle Knight
Title/Nickname: KKnight
Degree: Industrial Engineering + Economics
Year in School: Senior
When did you start volunteering with the Waste Watchers?
April 2012.
What has been your favorite project or event that the Waste Watchers have been involved in?
The repair fairs, and get caught green-handed.
What keeps you volunteering with the Waste Watchers?
My favorite part is meeting great people, the [...]

Question of the Week: May Repair Fair

Wednesday, May 21st, 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 Repair Fairs are a twice-per-term event that provide free repairs and demonstrations [...]

Get Your Fix: Repair Fair this Thursday

Tuesday, May 20th, 2014

OSU Campus Recycling will be hosting the final Repair Fair of the school year this Thursday, May 22 from 6 – 8 pm. The event will be held at the Recycling Warehouse (644 SW 13th St.)
Bring your broken items and questions and volunteers will help you learn how to repair your things, and attend demos [...]

Waste Watchers Spotlight: Andrea Norris

Tuesday, May 20th, 2014

Name: Andrea Norris
Title/Nickname: Known as Dre in the WW. Marketing & Development Coordinator for Campus Recycling.
Degree: B.S. in Fisheries and Wildlife
Year in School:Graduated in 2008
When did you start volunteering with the Waste Watchers?
I’m fortunate enough to be a founding mother! Our volunteer team officially named itself the Waste Watchers in the summer of 2012.
What has [...]

Question of the Week: Preparing for Move-Out

Wednesday, May 14th, 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, OSU holds a donation drive to help divert waste from the landfill when students move [...]

Are you ready for the 2014 Move-out Donation Drive?

Tuesday, May 13th, 2014

Do you live on campus? It’s almost time for the 2014 Res. Hall Move-out Donation Drive! Are you ready?
What is it?
Each year, OSU hosts a Donation Drive in an effort to reduce the amount of waste being generated by resident halls during move-out. Donations are sorted into differing categories and distributed to local non-profits.
History
Last year [...]

Waste Watchers Spotlight: Kyle Reed

Tuesday, May 13th, 2014

Name: Kyle Reed
Title/Nickname: Reedcycler
Degree: Biology, Marine Option
Year in School: Second year
When did you start volunteering with the Waste Watchers?
I began to volunteer for the Waste Watchers at the beginning of my first term at OSU.
What has been your favorite project or event that the Waste Watchers have been involved in?
That’s a tough call. I really [...]

Question of the Week: Surplus Upcycling

Wednesday, May 7th, 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
Customers of our sister program, Surplus Property, often purchase items for upcycling and other personal projects. Visit [...]

Statewide recycling conference to be held at OSU June 19-21

Wednesday, May 7th, 2014

Join recycling professionals at Sustainable Oregon, the 36th annual Association of Oregon Recyclers Conference & Trade Show Thursday-Saturday, June 19-21, held on the OSU campus for the first time this year!
This three-day, interactive learning experience features leading-edge educational sessions, workshops, local and national experts and speakers, facility tours, valuable networking opportunities, and an awards program [...]