2016 Results

Overview by the Numbers

 
Colleges & Universities: 350
Students & Staff: 4.8 million
Total Pounds of Recyclables & Food Organics Collected: 79.3 million
Greenhouse Gas Reductions: 122,000 (MTCO2E)
 
 

National Winners

 
  • Grand Champion: Richland College of Dallas, TX (81.77% recycling rate)
  • Per Capita Classic: Loyola Marymount University (67.4 lbs per capita)
  • Waste Minimization: North Lake College (4.1 lbs per capita)
  • Gorrilla Prize: Ruters University (2,057,581 lbs)
  • Bottles & Cans: Loyola Marymount University (12.3 lbs per capita)
  • Cardboard: Loyola Marymount University (25.8 lbs per capita)
  • Paper: Loyola Marymount University (29.3 lbs per capita)
  • Food Service Organics: Union College (36.1 lbs per capita)
  • Special Categories Electronics: University of San Diego (9.1 lbs per person)
  • Film Plastic: University of Oregon (0.1 lbs per person)

 

Game Day: Basketball

 
  • Diversion Rate: Loyala University Chicago (94%)
  • Per Capita Recycling: University of Viginia (0.75 lbs per capita)
  • Waste Generation: Cornell University (0.02 lbs per capita)
  • Food Organics: The Ohio State University (0.37 lbs per capita)

Waste Less - Promote More" Case Study Competition(View all 2016 case studies)

 
  • SUNY Oswego
  • North Lake College
 

Read the recap of RecycleMania 2016 for further detail.