Emmanuel College has participated annually in the RecycleMania Tournament since 2011. This nationwide competition challenges colleges and universities to decrease waste and increase recycling.
What is it?
RecycleMania is a nationwide competition that challenges colleges and universities to decrease waste and increase recycling. Over 8-weeks, schools report their waste and recycling numbers and ranked in a number of categories.
This Year's Competition
In 2013, 523 colleges and universities took part in this eight-week challenge that ignites classic college rivalries, rallying students, faculty and staff to increase on-campus recycling rates beyond their collegiate competitors. Overall, 90.3 million pounds of recyclables and organic materials were recovered, which prevented the release of nearly 121,436 metric tons of carbon dioxide equivalent (MTCO2E).
Our faculty, staff and students are clearly committed to making Emmanuel a more sustainable institution. The College's recycling rates continue to improve each year:
|Year||3rd yr - 2013||2nd yr - 2012||1st yr - 2011||Benchmark - 2010|
|3/31/13||% change FY13 vs FY12||2/5/11 - 3/31/12||% change FY12 vs FY11||2/6/11 - 4/2/11||% change FY11 vs FY10||2/6/10 - 4/2/10|
There are still many ways to continue to grow our recycling program and waste reduction efforts on campus. We are hard at work identifying them and excited about implementation in the near future.
To review the final 2013 rankings, check out the RecycleMania website.
Please feel free to contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
with any questions or concerns you may have regarding our green efforts.