Ithaca Bests Princeton in Recycling

03/10/2006

Contributed by Mark Darling

Ithaca College edged out Princeton University for the number twelve position in Recyclemania, a friendly competition among university recycling programs in the United States. Ithaca remains in first place in New York State, outpacing Hamilton College and Binghamton University. Complete results available at www.recyclemaniacs.org.

RecycleMania is a friendly competition among university recycling programs in the United States Over a 10-week period, schools compete in different contests to see which institution can collect the largest amount of recyclables, the least amount of trash, and have the highest recycling rate. The university that recycles the most wins.

The main goal of this event is to increase awareness of campus recycling and waste minimization. As member of the Ithaca College Community, do your part by choosing to reduce, reuse and then recycle. Not sure what can be recycled? Go to the REMP web site, www.ithaca.edu/remp, and click on the recycling button for complete recycling guidelines.

By the way, we are way ahead of Harvard and Yale, too! In the end, this event shows that all participating universities have made achievements in recycling and waste reduction.

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