Rocket Recycling

rmRecycleMania is a friendly competition and benchmarking tool for college and university recycling programs to promote waste reduction activities to their campus communities. Over an 8-week period each spring, colleges across the United States and Canada report the amount of recycling and trash collected each week and are in turn ranked in various categories.

Overall Goals for RecycleMania

  1. Motivate students and staff to increase recycling efforts and reduce waste generation.
  2. Generate attention and support for campus recycling programs.
  3. Encourage colleges to measure and benchmark recycling activity in their effort to improve their programs over time.
  4. Have a fair and friendly competition.

 UT RecycleMania Results

Tournament Week 6: March 8th - March 14th

Gorilla Division (overall recycling)
MAC Ranking: 4 | Competition Ranking: 96

Per Capita Classic (recycling per person)
MAC Ranking: 4 | Competition Ranking: 159

MAC Ranking: 2 | Competition Ranking: 33

Corrugated Cardboard
MAC Ranking: 2 | Competition Ranking: 66

Bottles & Cans
MAC Ranking: 1 | Competition Ranking: 78

UT RecycleMania Past Results

      2011 2012 2013 2014                                            

 A partnership between the SEED Initiative & Environmental Services.
Last Updated: 3/24/15