UpCycle Day 2014

Come to the courtyard to join us for a free materials grab!  It's called UpCycle Day!  There's no telling what you may find!  In previous years, we've had power tools, fabric, wood, drawing paper, portfolio cases, plastics, paint, and electronics! [more]

Otis Resource Exchange Announces New Partnership with GUILD

The Otis Resource Exchange just announced a new partnership with a local design/fabrication collective based in Hawthorne called Guild. Guild is opening its doors, or rather its waste bins, to the Otis Community. Guild is a large multi-city [more]

Resource Exchange

For the past month I've been moving my studio and home and therefore cleaning house. Here are some of the things I've recently donated to the Resource Exchange: plywood, MDF, 2x4's, hardware, wax, threaded rod, thin wire, balsa wood, scale people [more]

upcycling for the holidays

You won't be able to miss the Otis College Student Holiday Sale Dec. 7th and 8th! Decorations will include trees and wreaths made from Astro Turf discovered in the Otis Resource Exchange. 2010 Otis College Student Holiday Sale Tuesday and [more]

Otis Resource Exchange (Rx) Reopens

Yep, it's back! The Otis Resource Exchange, begun Spring 2009 by Nicole White as her thesis project, is up and running again. Under the supervision of Andrew Armstrong, Director of Technical Support Services (y'all know him, right?), the Rx is now [more]

Upcycling: The Next Generation

MERGING PERSONAL CREDO WITH PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE Senior thesis Project:  Resource Exchange (aka The Free Store) In the Spring of 2009, I proposed starting a free store/materials exchange to the Otis administration.  The proposal was in [more]