Press Releases

2015 Season

College Fans Intercept 2.5 Million Pounds of Waste from Landfills During 2015 Season – January 7, 2016

Colleges and Universities Compete to Reduce Game-Day Stadium Waste – October 5, 2015

2014 Season

College Football Fans Divert Over 2 Million Pounds of Material from the Landfill in 2014 GameDay Recycling Challenge – January 20, 2015

Colleges and Universities Invited to Compete in GameDay Recycling Challenge – August 18, 2014

Download the “swiss cheese” version of the 2014 GameDay Recycling Challenge Press Release

Social Media

Follow The GameDay Recycling Challenge on the official Facebook and Twitter sites:


Talk Trash to Reduce Waste:  Sample Twitter Posts for Coaches, Schools, Players

  • Pain is temporary, pride is 4ever. And so is #sustainability. GameDay Challenge 8/3-11/30 You game?  #GameDayChallenge
  •  Winning isn’t everything, it’s the only thing. Game Day Challenge8/3-11/30. You game?  #GameDayChallenge
  • If you can accept losing, you can’t win. Green the Grid-iron; you game? Game Day Challenge 8/3-11/30.
  • Blood makes the grass grow, and so does composting. The Bears will be competing in Game Day Challenge, so better start recycling at the game! #GameDayChallenge
  • The Bears are in it to win it today! Green the gridiron for Game Day Challenge by recycling at the game!  #GameDayChallenge
  • Pain is weakness leaving the body. Recycling is $ diverted from the landfill. Help us win Game Day Challenge by recycling at the game! #GameDayChallenge.
  • The Bears will beat the Eagles on the field and at the recycling bin. Help us win Game Day Challenge! #GameDayChallenge.