09 Feb '12, 1pm

IT'S ON: Students from 600+ colleges will square off to see who can reduce, reuse & recycle the most

IT'S ON: Students from 600+ colleges will square off to see who can reduce, reuse & recycle the most

Starting this week, students from more than 600 colleges will square off to see who can reduce, reuse and recycle the most on-campus waste. The Alcoa Foundation and Keep America Beautiful provided recycling bins, as well as training and tools for campus facilities managers, as part of the annual university-based competition, RecycleMania . Schools will distribute recycling bins as they see fit and submit weight data for paper, cardboard, cans and bottles, food waste and general trash each week, KAB said. Totals are tallied weekly on an online scoreboard , allowing participating schools to monitor how their waste measures up to competitors. READ: National Recycling Competition Kicks Off This year’s RecycleMania began on Feb. 5 and runs through March 30. More than 5 million students and 1.1 million faculty and staff – hailing from all 50 states, the District of Columbia and ...

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