Who is Recyclemania?

Who is Recyclemania?

The RecycleMania program is governed by a non-profit 501c(3) organization called RecycleMania, Inc. made up of a board of directors made up of recycling and sustainability managers from a variety of participating universities. 

RecycleMania Board


Stacy Wheeler 




Christine Beslin Georgia Southern University
Alfonzye ”Chip” Chisholm Howard University
Jessica Eimer Aquinas College
Donna Loftus Stetson University
Kristy Jones National Wildlife Foundation
Ed Newman Ohio University
Jay Price University of Tennessee
Bill Rudy Brigham Young University
Tara Pike-Nordstrom University of Nevada, Las Vegas

RecycleMania – Emeritus 

The RecycleMania Board of Directors recognizes the following individuals for their outstanding contributions made to the organizational leadership, direction, and service of the RecycleMania Tournament, and they each have been awarded with honor the RecycleMania Emeritus status. 

  • Jack Debell, University of Colorado, Boulder
  • Rob Gogan, Harvard University
  • Deb Hanson, University of Arizona
  • Karyn Kaplan, University of Oregon
  • Elizabeth Koprowski, FBI, Sustainability Program
  • Ron Vance, US EPA

Program management for RecycleMania is provided by Keep America Beautiful (KAB). Program support is provided by the US Environmental Protection Agency's WasteWise program and the College & University Recycling Coalition (CURC).

RecycleMania is made possible through the generous support of our sponsors, The Coca Cola Company and Alcoa Foundation.