Office Supply Swap | Sustainability Week

Do you have office supplies that you or others in your office aren’t using? Don’t trash them – “freecycle” them! Take part in the NESC’s Office Supply Swap.

Office Supplies


Wednesday, October 8, 2014
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM


First floor of AARC Lobby


Non-Exempt Staff Council To Host Fall “Office Supply Swap”

Do you have office supplies that you or others in your office aren’t using?  Don’t trash them – “freecycle” them!  Take part in the NESC’s Office Supply Swap. 

Here’s how to participate:

1.  Pre-Event Drop-Off will be Monday, October 6th and Tuesday, October 7th from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm.   Please bring your new or gently used general office supplies to Room 207 AARC.   (They must be UST office supplies and not supplies from your home.)

2.  Wednesday, October 8th from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm, visit us in the AARC Lobby to see what others have dropped off.  Shop the tables and feel free to pick-up office supplies that you can use.  All are welcome to shop!  You don’t need to have contributed supplies to pick some up. Be sure to tell your colleagues and students to shop as well!

The list below shows some suggestions of the type of office supplies we are looking for.  Supplies must be in good working condition.

  • Pens, pencils
  • Paper, colored, card stock
  • Manila folders
  • Hanging folders
  • 3 ring binders
  • Labels
  • Paper clips/binder clips
  • Markers
  • Small desk storage holders
  • Staplers and staples
  • Tape dispensers and tape
  • Shelving
  • Bookends
  • Flip chart paper

Items that We Cannot Accept

  • Computer equipment – call IRT for help disposing of these things
  • No furniture
  • No large office items (i.e., file cabinets, microwaves, etc.)

Now is a perfect time to clean out your work rooms, help support the environment and the work of the UST Recycling Team!

Questions?  Please contact Laurie Dimond at

These are some of the supplies available at last year's swap!