Participating colleges are encouraged to read and understand all the rules in advance of the competition. In general, schools participating in the Benchmark division are encouraged but not required to follow the requirements for Competition Division schools. Rules for the 2013 competition will be updated soon. Any questions about the rules or how to track and report weight data can be directed to the Helpline at firstname.lastname@example.org or 424.256.6571.
*New Categories for 2013*
This year, track courtside recycling for the new Game Day cateogry, and make sure your campus has a dropoff point for bread bags, dry cleaning bags, and other plastics for the film plastic category! Learn more:
Divisions & Categories
Includes description of the Competition and Benchmark divisions, as well as the nine categories schools are ranked in.
Pre-season vs. Official Competition
The official RecycleMania Tournament is preceded by two weeks of pre-season “trials”. Learn more about how this works.
Describes guidelines for how schools should quantify recycling and trash weights used to calculate results.
- Reporting Weight Data
Listing of all the recyclable materials accepted in the various categories
Describes the how campus population data used to calculate per capita results is determined.
The following documents include additional details referenced in the Rules sections above