What Is RecycleMania?
Hundreds of schools, thousands of students, and MILLIONS of pounds of recyclables!
RecycleMania is a friendly competition among college and university recycling programs across the United States. During 10 weeks each spring, schools compete in different contests to see which institution can collect 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. Schools report measurements on a weekly basis, and can participate in as manycompetitions as their program can support. The schools that out-compete the others win the grand prize, taking home the RecycleMania trophy!
STARTS: February 3
ENDS: April 12
Special RecycleMania Events:
- SCAVENGER HUNT - February 25-28
Must be present at Wall-E movie showing Thursday at 7 PM CENV room 300 to win.
RULES & INSTRUCTIONS »
Become a Maniac
Join the college and university recycling competition that's sweeping the nation! Help us save natural resources!
Recycle the following items to help us compete:
- ALUMINUM CANS
- PLASTIC & ALL GLASS BOTTLES
- ALL PAPER (NO TOWELS OR TISSUE)
- MAGAZINES & BOOKS CARDBOARD
RecycleMania is endorsed by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's WasteWise program, the National Recycling Coalition's College and University Recycling Council (CURC), and the National Wildlife Federation's Campus Ecology Program.
What Is It?
Campus Conservation Nationals (CCN) is the largest nationwide electricity and water reduction competition on college and university campuses. In its third year, CCN gives a common voice and motivation to hundreds of thousands of students, all working together to reduce consumption and mitigate the impacts of climate change.
CCN 2013 is an opportunity to organize students and staff, host educational events, and challenge your friends to participate in fun events that can have an immediate and lasting impact on your school’s carbon emissions and campus culture.
STARTS: March 18
ENDS: April 8