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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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Upcycle this Halloween!

Upcycle this Halloween!

Posted by Kate Gislason on Oct 18th 2019

When you finish a carton of milk, don't just toss it -- pull out the paints because it's time to get your upcycle on! These m
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Spiraling toward a Circular Economy

Spiraling toward a Circular Economy

Posted by Kate Gislason on Oct 3rd 2019

Here at the Surplus Store & Recycling Center, we think a lot about how to cut out waste. Could building new products from our
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Our Plastic-Free Challenge

Our Plastic-Free Challenge

Posted by Lea Dyga on Aug 7th 2019

In celebration of Plastic Free July, SSRC’s Recycling Outreach Team decided to kick their plastic avoidance into high gear, a
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Upcycle Workshop transforms books to wreaths

Upcycle Workshop transforms books to wreaths

Posted by Lea Dyga on Jun 5th 2019

Spartan Upcycle Store recently hosted the second upcycled crafting workshop in SSRC’s education center. The class focused o
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