September 26, 2020

RecycleMania

  1. May 19, 2020

    U-M wins zero-waste award in national RecycleMania

    In the 2020 RecycleMania competition, U-M placed first in the large-campus division for zero waste, a new category designed to help schools test their zero-waste efforts.

  2. January 28, 2020

    Internal and national waste-reduction contests return

    RecycleMania consists of a campus challenge — Battle of the Buildings — between facilities on campus, and a national competition with hundreds of other colleges and universities.

  3. January 25, 2019

    Annual waste reduction competitions returning to campus

    The campus community is being challenged to think outside the trash bin to reduce waste generated on Ann Arbor’s campus during RecycleMania, Feb. 3-March 30.

  4. May 1, 2018

    Campus recycles 1.2 million pounds during annual competitions

    More than 1.2 million pounds of recyclables were collected at U-M during two annual eight-week waste reduction competitions, RecycleMania and Battle of the Buildings.

  5. February 5, 2018

    RecycleMania returns with campuswide, national contests

    The U-M community will try to trim its trash in the eight-week Battle of the Buildings competition, as well as a RecycleMania waste-reduction contest with colleges and universities nationwide.

  6. April 19, 2017

    U-M community recycles 1.3 million pounds during competition

    The U-M campus community collected more than 1.3 million pounds of recyclables during the annual eight-week RecycleMania competition.

  7. February 6, 2017

    RecycleMania returns with U-M building, intercollegiate contests

    U-M faculty, staff and students are being called upon to be the “leaders and best” in recycling and waste reduction in the annual RecycleMania Battle of the Buildings Competition.

  8. February 2, 2016

    RecycleMania waste-reduction contest returning to campus

    Employees working in various campus buildings again will compete in the 10th annual RecycleMania Battle of the Buildings Competition, Feb. 7-April 2.

  9. January 14, 2015

    RecycleMania returns with U-M building, intercollegiate contests

    The ninth annual RecycleMania Battle of the Buildings Competition at U-M will run Sunday-March 28. The university also will compete in the national RecycleMania 2015.

  10. April 13, 2014

    U-M finishes fifth among Big Ten schools in RecycleMania

    U-M finished the 2014 RecycleMania competition with a nearly 30 percent recycling rate, placing fifth in the Big Ten and 120th among the 256 participating schools.