2014 Results

Overview by the Numbers

Colleges & Universities: 461
Students & Staff: 6.3 million
Total Recycling & Composting:  85.6 million pounds
Greenhouse Gas Reductions:  137, 452 (MTCO2E)

National Winners

  • Grand Champion: Antioch University (93.13% diversion rate)
  • Per Capita Classic: Kalamazoo College (48.62 lbs per capita)
  • Waste Minimization: Valencia College (2.87 lbs per capita)
  • Gorrilla Prize: Rutgers University (1,353,940 lbs)
  • Paper: Westfield State University (26.4 lbs per capita) 
  • Cardboard: United States Military Academy (28.59 lbs per capita)
  • Bottles and Cans: Kalamazoo College (14.99 lbs per capita)
  • Food Service Organics: Bard College (28.59 lbs per capita)

Special Categories

  • Electronics: Agnes Scott College (1.18 lbs per capita) 
  • Film Plastic: Salt Lake Community College (8, 675 lbs)
  • Game Day Basketball
    • Diversion Rate: University of California, Berkeley (93%)
    • Per Capita Recycling: Minnesota State University - Mankato (0.48 lbs per capita)
    • Waste Generation: Brigham Young University (0.08 lbs per capita)
    • Food Organics: Temple University (0.48 lbs per capita)
  • "Waste Less - Promote More" Case Study Competition (View 2014 case studies)