About GameDay Recycling Challenge

The GameDay Recycling Challenge is a friendly competition for colleges and universities to promote waste reduction at their football games. During the challenge, colleges and universities implement waste reduction programs during home football games. Schools track and report waste reductions and disposal data that is used to rank the schools.

The GameDay Recycling Challenge Steering Committee is made up of representatives from the partner organizations who administer GDRC and RecycleMania events including:


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Alec Cooley                                                                                                                               Ron Vance, Chief

Director, Recycling Programs                                                                        Materials Conservation & Recycling

Keep America Beautiful                                                                                                                              US EPA

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Bill Rudy

Recycling Coordinator

Brigham Young University

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Dave VanDeventer                                                                                                                         Stacy Wheeler

Solid Waste, Recycling, and Composting Manager                                                  Co-Founder and President

Clemson University                                                                                                                       RecycleMania, Inc.