Congratulations and thank you to all of the 2016 GameDay Recycling Challenge participants! More than 2,667,845 pounds of materials were recycled, composted or donated throughout the season–a 4.8% increase over the total amount recycled in 2015.

2016 GameDay Recycling Challenge National Winners

Diversion Rate

Rank School Diversion Rate (%)
1 – tie Ohio University 95.676
1 – tie Eastern Washington University 95.612
3 Duke University 92.654
4 University of Rochester 91.209
5 The University of Akron 90.114
6 Coastal Carolina University 82.361
7 University of Arkansas – Fayetteville 76.855
8 University of Minnesota 75.548
9 Rutgers University 72.468
10 University of Arizona Office of Sustainability 69.657

Total Recycling

Rank School Pounds Recycled
1 Louisiana State University 78,200
2 Clemson University 65,731
3 University of Arkansas – Fayetteville 53,950
4 University of Notre Dame 49,800
5 University of Tennessee, Knoxville 43,469
6 Ohio State University – Main Campus 36,842
7 Rutgers University 33,844
8 University of Virginia – Main Campus 27,426
9 University of Nebraska – Lincoln 24,840
10 University of Florida 20,225

DOWNLOAD: 2016 GameDay Recycling Challenge Rankings by Conference