2006

Note:  2006 saw the introduction of brand new categories for Paper, Corrugated Cardboard, Cans and Bottles & Food Service Organics. The "Recycling Rate" category introduced in 2005 was renamed "Grand Champion".

Number of Colleges: 93

Number of Students & Staff: 1.2 Million
Total Recycling & Composting:  18 million pounds
Greenhouse Gas Reduction: 8,000 (MTC2E)

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National Winners

  • Grand Champion: California State University, San Marcos - San Marcos, CA
  • Per Capita ClassicOregon State University  – Corvallis, OR
  • Waste Minimization: Point Loma Nazarene University  -  San Diego, CA
  • Paper: Harvard University - Cambridge, MA
  • Cardboard: California State University, San Marcos - San Marcos, CA
  • Bottles and Cans: Rhode Island School of Design– Providence, RI
  • Food Service Organics: Middlebury College – Middlebury, VT