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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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Temporary Interruptions to Services

Temporary Interruptions to Services

Mar 27th 2020

Amid the Covid-19 pandemic, recyclers and waste haulers across the nation have been grappling with how to juggle employee saf
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A Crushing Experiment: Milk Jugs

A Crushing Experiment: Milk Jugs

Posted by Katie Deska on Mar 13th 2020

Just how much space can you save in the recycling bin by crushing your milk jugs? Our diversion coordinator, Sean Barton, enl
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RecycleMania is Here

RecycleMania is Here

Feb 3rd 2020

As a part of the annual RecycleMania college and university waste reduction competition spanning the months of February and
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Upcycled holiday wrapping brings good cheer

Upcycled holiday wrapping brings good cheer

Posted by Kate Gislason on Dec 13th 2019

The holiday spirit was alive and well this year during Shop Everything MSU, the annual Surplus Store holiday sale. It's easy
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