Congratulations and thank you to all of the 2017 GameDay Recycling Challenge participants!

This year 70 schools participated in the GameDay Recycling Challenge, and 2.06 million pounds of materials were recycled, composted or donated throughout the season.

2017 GameDay Recycling Challenge National Winners

 

Diversion Rate

Rank College / University Diversion Rate (%):
1 The University of Akron 93.568
2 University of Rochester 91.55
3 Humboldt State University 89.046
4 Coastal Carolina University 87.437
5 Clemson University 86.878
6 Ohio University 82.572
7 Harvard University 79.705
8 University of Arkansas – Fayetteville 78.659
9 University of Minnesota 76.727
10 University of Virginia-Main Campus 76.706
11 Grand Valley State University 70.269
12 University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point 70.152
13 Arizona State University 70.098
14 Kent State University at Kent 68.495
15 Central Michigan University 67.417
16 Central Connecticut State University 65.651
17 Bowdoin College 63.836
18 University of Maine 63.344
19 University of Mount Union 58.138
 20* University of Texas at Austin 48.674
20 The Ohio State University 48.524
21 Western Kentucky University 47.606
22 University of Tennessee, Knoxville 46.798
23 University of Louisiana at Lafayette 43.442
24 Bucknell University 42.647
25 Northwestern University 42.459
26 University of Massachusetts Amherst 40.323
27 Lehigh University 38.764
28 Florida State University 35.368
29 Louisiana State University 33.71
30 Purdue University 33.644
31 Georgia Institute of Technology 27.941
32 University of South Carolina 26.129
33 Stanford University 25.126
34 University of Arizona 20.367
35 Kansas State University 19.027
36 University of Georgia 18.785
37 University of Utah 14.052
38 Auburn University 12.829
39 Reinhardt University 9.091
40 West Virginia University 7.007

*Results for UT Austin reflect additional information provided after the rankings were first publicized. To avoid altering the previously announced results for other schools, both UT Austin and Ohio State officially share 20th place.*

Total Recycling

Rank College / University  Total Recycled:
1 Clemson University         98,521
2 University of Arkansas – Fayetteville         56,540
3 University of Virginia         42,466
4 Louisiana State University         41,200
 5* University of Texas at Austin         39,865
5 The Ohio State University         34,528
6 Florida State University         29,780
7 Arizona State University         27,850
8 University of Tennessee, Knoxville         27,650
9 University of Minnesota         20,187
10 Auburn University         17,260
11 University of Georgia         17,000
12 University of Louisiana at Lafayette         12,520
13 Stanford University         12,470
14 University of South Carolina         11,163
15 Purdue University         11,033
16 Northwestern University         10,921
17 Georgia Institute of Technology           9,120
18 Western Kentucky University           4,980
19 The University of Akron           4,888
20 Harvard University           4,320
21 West Virginia University           4,280
22 University of Arizona           4,220
23 Kent State University at Kent           4,070
24 Kansas State University           3,083
25 Ohio University           2,324
26 University of Utah           2,060
27 Coastal Carolina University           2,000
28 University of Maine           1,968
29 Central Michigan University           1,407
30 Lehigh University           1,380
31 University of Massachusetts Amherst           1,170
32 Grand Valley State University           1,151
33 Humboldt State University           1,008
34 Eastern Kentucky University              666
35 Bucknell University              638
36 University of Rochester              583
37 University of Mount Union              243
38 Bowdoin College              203
39 Central Connecticut State University              191
40 University of West Georgia              134
41 University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point              119
42 Reinhardt University               35

*Results for UT Austin reflect additional information provided after the rankings were first publicized. To avoid altering the previously announced results for other schools, both UT Austin and Ohio State officially share 5th place.*

 

Download:  2017 GameDay Recycling Challenge Rankings by Conference