|Recyclemania results listed|
Recyclemania competition is in the third week and the results are in.
UND ranks 69 of 180 in the “Waste Minimization” competition. In this competition, schools compete to see which produces the least amount of municipal solid waste (trash) per person. UND came in at 4.5 pounds of trash collected per person and Wesleyan University was 180th place at 20.5 pounds per person.
UND ranks 163 of 356 in the “Per Capita Classic” competition. The schools compete to see who can collect the largest amount of recycling per person. UND collected 1.35 pounds of recycling per person and first place went to John Carroll University at 12.8 lbs per person.
The “Grand Champion” competition is based on schools that accumulate the most solid waste and recycling material combined. First place goes to California State University with a rate of 82.32 percent. UND ranks 74 of 195 with a 29.60 percent recycling rate. Great work UND!
For more recyclemania results, please go to: http://www.recyclemaniacs.org/results.aspx or http://www.und.edu/dept/facilities/recycle/Recyclingindex.htm
-- Debbie Merrill, Recycling Coordinator, Facilities Management, email@example.com, 777-4878