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Recycling at Hamilton

Recyclemania

Recyclemania is a 10-week recycling competition between colleges and universities across the United States with the main goal of increasing student awareness of campus recycling and waste minimization.  Recyclemania includes various contests for: the largest amount of recyclables per capita, the largest amount of total recyclables, the least amount of trash per capita, and the highest recycling rate.  Visit the Recyclemania website to learn more!

 

Recent Results

2015: Hamilton placed 156th with a recycling rate of 25.67% in the Grand Champion category. In the food service organics category, Hamilton finished 17th with a composting rate of 12.78 lbs per person. 

2014: Hamilton finished 156th with an average 25.82% recycling rate in the Grand Champion category. In the food service organics category, Hamilton ranked 11th with a composting rate of 17.319lbs per person. 

2013: Hamilton ranked 183rd with a recycling rate of 23.04% in the Grand Champion category. In the food service organics category, Hamilton placed 13th with a composting rate of 15.97 lbs per person. 

2012Hamilton finished in 183rd place with an average 22.94% recycling rate in the Grand Champion category. In the food service organics category, Hamilton ranked 6th with a composting rate of 20.08 lbs per person.

2011Hamilton placed 146th place with a 27.69% recycling rate in the Grand Champion category. 

2010Hamilton finished 228th with a 16.22% recycling rate in the Grand Champion category.