Posts Tagged ‘Waste Reduction’

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 [...]

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

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
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 [...]

Question of the Week: Clamshells at Sorting Facilities

Wednesday, June 18th, 2014

Time for our Question of the Week!
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Question of the Week
Material Recovery Facilities (MRFs) are locations where recyclable materials are sorted and separated. Where would plastic [...]

Help OSU divert 28,000 lbs from the landfill!

Thursday, June 5th, 2014

As you may have heard, the Move-out Donation Drive is currently underway! This year, our goal is to divert 28,000 lbs from the landfill, and here’s how you can help:
Donate
Students living on campus can donate their extra and unwanted items in one of the donation bins, which are located in the lobby’s of each of [...]

Question of the Week: 2014 Move-out Goal

Wednesday, June 4th, 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
The Move-out Donation Drive diverts waste from the landfill by providing a means for students to donate [...]