U-M is a gorilla among recyclers

It looks like U-M is putting up a good green fight.


"Students, faculty and staff collected nearly 750,000 pounds of recyclables during the 10-week 2013 RecycleMania competition. The collection total placed U-M 11th among 365 colleges and universities participating in the nationwide competition's Gorilla Prize category.

At the conclusion of the program, the university’s efforts generated the following results:
• 31.1 percent recycling rate per person (Grand Champion category).
• 11.4 pounds of recycling per person (Per Capita Recycling category).
• 36.6 pounds of waste per person (Waste Minimization category).
• 746,025 pounds of collected recyclables (Gorilla Prize category)."

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