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RecycleMania Results Week 5!

RM_logo_year_neutralWe are holding on pretty strong! Our best ranking in the MAC is 2nd in both paper and the per capital classic! And nationally our best category is paper in 18th place out of 461! You can see weekly comparisons from 2013 to 2014 here. As a reminder, the community e-waste event is next Saturday, March 22nd! Click here for more info!

National Tournament Week 5:
  • Gorilla Division (overall recycling)
    MAC Ranking: 4 | Competition Ranking: 61
  • Per Capita Classic (recycling per person)
    MAC Ranking: 2 | Competition Ranking: 100
  • Paper
    MAC Ranking: 2 | Competition Ranking: 18
  • Corrugated Cardboard
    MAC Ranking: 3 | Competition Ranking: 38
  • Bottles & Cans
    MAC Ranking: 3 | Competition Ranking: 121

No Residence Hall results for Week 5 since it was spring break. But stay tuned for Week 6 results next week! And please, keep doing your part to recycle and make this a record breaking year for UT in RecycleMania!

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is Brooke Mason, Sustainability Specialist for The University of Toledo, manages the Rocket Recycling program for over 100 buildings on three campuses with a staff of one non-student and six student employees. She is also responsible for the greenhouse gas inventory and the Climate Action Plan, which guide the University toward climate neutrality. Brooke is highly involved in sustainability education and outreach towards students including advising the Environmental Sustainability Living Learning Community, Society for Environmental Education, and UT’s Student Green Fund. She runs other student sustainability programs including Rockets Recycle: Green Tailgating, Friday Night Lights, RecycleMania, Campus Conservation Nationals, BlackoUT, and the Give & Go: Move Out program. Brooke has earned her bachelor’s degree in Environmental Policy & Sustainability Management from Bowling Green State University and is currently working on her Masters in Engineering at UT. She also sits on the Stewardship Committee for the Black Swamp Conservancy.
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The University of Toledo’s SEED Initiative, housed within but not limited to Facilities & Construction, focuses on Sustainability, Energy Efficiency, and Design to ensure the University is operating in a manner that betters our neighbors, economy, and planet. Through environmental sustainability projects, energy conservation measures, innovative building renovation and design, and a comprehensive educational campaign, SEED commits itself to leaving behind a better planet than when we started.

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