RecycleMania is a friendly competition among college and university recycling programs to see who can waste less and recycle more. Over an 8 week period during spring semester, schools report recycling and trash data and are then ranked according to who collects the largest amount of recyclables per capita, the largest amount of total recyclables, the least amount of trash per capita, or has the highest recycling rate.
Goal: 350,000 lbs recyclables
- Paper (Boxboard / chipboard, Catalogs, Hard and softbound books, Junk mail, Magazines, Newspaper, Office Paper (all colors) , Phone books)
- Bottles and cans (Plastics, aluminum cans (i.e. soda, tuna, soup), glass bottles and jars)
- Cardboard (baled and unbaled cardboard boxes, boxboard / chipboard)
- Food service organics
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