RecycleMania is open to all secondary institutions of higher learning anywhere in the world. In the United States and Canada, degree-granting colleges or universities. There is no cost to participate.
Participating colleges are responsible for organizing their own recycling collection and promotion efforts. All colleges are encouraged to participate regardless of how extensive their recycling efforts are. There is no cost to enter the Tournament.
The success of RecycleMania has inspired similar recycling and sustainability -oriented competitions: