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During the month of February, residence halls will be competing to see which hall can recycle and compost the most. To get your hall on top, reduce your waste and be sure to sort items into the right bins. Residence halls will be ranked on their diversion rate, which is the percentage of waste by weight that is recycled or composted instead of sent to the landfill.

Ranking as of February 16, 2018:
1. Clark
2. McDowell
3. Centennial

February 7, 11:15 a.m. - 1:15 p.m., SIS, make your own trail mix

February 14, 11:15 a.m. - 1:15 p.m., SIS, make a recycled Valentine

February 28, the Bridge (Time TBD): Trivia night with Zero Waste manager, Tyler Orten. Free drinks from the Bridge!
  • Use reusable mugs and utensils

  • Place all recyclables in mixed recycling

  • Compost your food, soiled paper items, and compostables

  • Follow#AUWasteRace for events and rankings

  • Teach your friends what goes in each bin

  • Check out more details on what goes in which bin

The average person in the United States generates 4.4 pounds of waste per day. Let's reduce, reuse, and recycle.