Recyclemania Winners

Winners of 2009 Recyclemania have been announced. This year over 510 schools from all 50 states, DC and Canada participated and collectively recycled or composted over 69.4 million pounds of waste during the 10 week period. The top winners:

  • Grand Champion: California State University, San Marcos
  • Waste Minimization: North Lake College
  • Stephen K Gaski Per Capita Classic: McNeese State University
  • Gorilla Prize: Rutgers University
  • Paper: Stephens College
  • Corrugated Cardboard: McNeese State University
  • Bottles & Cans: Kalamazoo College
  • Food Service Organics:Bard College

What is recyclemania? A 10 week competition for schools and colleges ranking  the largest amount of recyclables per capita, the largest amount of total recyclables, the least amount of trash per capita, or have the highest recycling rate.

Interested in joining for 2010? email and type this in your subject heading: “2010 RecycleMania Updates – {your institution or organization name}”.  more information on planning, tools, ideas, etc can be found on their Web site.