RECYCLEMANIA 

 

RecycleMania is an 8-week long competition among colleges and universities to promote waste reduction on campus. The competition usually kicks off every February! Each week of the competition, our on-campus recycling weights are reported nationally. Do your part to help NKU win the Horizon League!

2016 Results
Date
Recycled Material Per Person (lbs.)
Feb. 7-13, 2016  0.54
Feb. 14-20, 2016 0.98
Feb. 21-27, 2016 1.48
Feb. 28-Mar. 5, 2016 1.79
Mar. 6-12, 2016 2.06
Mar. 13-19, 2016 2.59
Mar. 20-26, 2016 2.94
Mar. 27-Apr. 2, 2016 3.19
2017 Results
Date Recycled Mateial Per Person (lbs.)
Feb. 5-11, 2017 3.90
Feb. 12-18, 2017 2.60
Feb. 19-25, 2017 3.10
Feb. 26-Mar. 4, 2017 3.10
Mar. 5-11, 2017 2.00
Mar. 12-18, 2017 2.90
Mar. 19-25, 2017 3.20
Mar. 26-Apr. 1, 2017 2.97
This year, NKU saw an average weekly increase of nearly a pound per person per week of recycled material. That is a great improvement! The university will continue to compete amongst other universities in the nation to recycle as much material as possible per year.