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The 2015 GameDay Recycling Challenge season has officially ended.

Thank you so much to all the schools who brought their recycling A-Game to the Tailgate Parking Lots and Stadiums this year for each home football game – you did a great job inspiring fans to #RecycleMore!

How did your school rank in each category and within conferences?

Check out 2015 Results

We issued a national press release about GameDay Recycling Challenge 2015, results and overall environmental impact of the competition in early January, to coincide with student’s returning to school. We encourage you to use this press release to promote your college or university’s efforts during the competition and to garner the greatly-deserved recognition that you earned in your efforts to reduce, recycle and otherwise divert waste from the landfill. Thanks again for helping us coordinate everyone’s congratulations and celebration for a great season of recycling!

Hungry for More Recycling Competition?

Keep the games going with RecycleMania!

RecycleMania 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 based on who recycles the most on a per capita basis, as well as which schools have the best recycling rate as a percentage of total waste and which schools generate the least amount of combined trash and recycling.  With each week’s updated ranking, participating schools follow their performance against other colleges and use the results to rally their campus to reduce and recycle more.

National recognition is provided to the winning school in each category on the RecycleMania website and in a national press release. Winning schools receive an award made out of recyclable materials, and win the right to host that category’s special traveling trophy for the coming year.

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About GameDay Recycling Challenge

The GameDay Recycling Challenge is a friendly competition for colleges and universities to promote waste reduction at their football games.

The 2015 GameDay Recycling Challenge is sponsored by the generous support of Ardagh Group.