Number of Colleges: 605
Number of Students & Staff: 6.2 million
Total Recycling & Composting: 94.4 million pounds
Greenhouse Gas Reduction: 148,897 (MTCO2E)
Note: Electronics was added as a new category in 2012.
- Grand Champion: American University (85.16 percent) - Washington, D.C.
- Per Capita Classic: Union College (61.79 lbs.) - Schenectady, N.Y.
- Waste Minimization: Valencia College (2.79 lbs.) - Orlando, Fl.
- Gorilla Prize: Rutgers University (2,489,528 lbs.) – Piscataway, NJ
- Paper: Augustana College (31.84 lbs.) - Rock Island, IL
- Cardboard: Union College (29.42 lbs.) - Schenectady, N.Y.
- Bottles and Cans: Kalamazoo College (14.05lbs.) – Kalamazoo, MI
- Food Service Organics: Bard College (31.27 lbs.) – Annandale-on-Hudson, NY
- Electronics: Purdue University (69,965 lbs.) - West Lafayette, IN