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Event! Clothing Repair-A-Thon

Posted by Katie Deska on Mar 25th 2022

Patch those holes in your favorite clothes! Repair your ripped jeans and replace those shirt buttons! Join the MSU Libra
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Holidays at the Surplus Store

Holidays at the Surplus Store

Posted by Katie Deska on Dec 8th 2021

Remember to feed your creativity, not the landfill!  The holidays can be a pretty wasteful time, with an average of
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Q & A with an Upcyclist: Repurposed Oak Bar Cart

Q & A with an Upcyclist: Repurposed Oak Bar Cart

Posted by Katie Deska on Feb 24th 2021

Upcyclist: Dave Smith, Recycling Coordinator at the Surplus Store & Recycling CenterProject: Dave reimagined a mid-centu
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Coffee Chats Begin Feb. 5th

Coffee Chats Begin Feb. 5th

Posted by Katie Deska on Jan 8th 2021

Waste Warriors! Join your fellows for casual conversation focused on zero waste living at work and at home!Beginning Fri
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You Can Reduce & Reuse!

You Can Reduce & Reuse!

Posted by Katie Deska on Apr 1st 2020

While we and many recycling operations across the country have halted service, some continue to operate so be sure to check o
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Sorting Trash Reveals Missed Opportunity

Sorting Trash Reveals Missed Opportunity

Posted by Katie Deska on Mar 30th 2020

In simpler times, before the pandemic put things on hold, the Surplus Store & Recycling Center regularly hosted wast
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