RecycleMania at Western!
Recycling Categories are paper, cardboard, and bottles/cans in the per capita classic, and total volume collected (the Gorilla category). The competition is tough! Click below to find out Western's current rankings! Find out more by visiting the website, http://recyclemaniacs.org
Competition Between Dorms
Western is facilitating a competition between Residence Hall's and the winning Hall gets a free pizza party and RecycleMania sunglasses! The Residence Halls are separated into three competitors.
Pinnacles/Chipeta vs. Mears/Ute vs. Escalante
- In 2012, Western collected over 8.44 lbs/person, reduced our emissions by 44 metric tons of CO2 equivalent.
- In 2013, Western collected 24,320 lb’s (over 12 ton’s) of recycled waste and reduced Greenhouse Gas emissions by 44 metric tons of CO2 equivalent.
How to Get Involved
- Just recycle on campus! Western has recycling in all buildings on campus, including residence halls. For more information, please get in contact with Nathan King or Cody Washka.
- Recycle in your cardboard! Western is 14th in the per capita category for cardboard. We want to be number 1!
Nathan King: Facilities Recycling/Sustainability Specialist