Less Landfill – Keep valuable or dangerous materials out of landfills Save Energy – Industry saves energy and $ making products from recovered materials

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RecycleMania Res HallChallenge!

Why Recycle?Less LandfillKeep valuable or dangerous materials out of landfillsSave EnergyIndustry saves energy and $ making products from recovered materialsReduce pressure on natural resourcesFewer trees, less mining for raw materialsCreate jobs & business opportunities


Less LandfillTulane Recycling GuidelinesUptown Campus:All Paper (including newspaper, magazine, cereal boxes)Plastic Bottles/Containers (#1 & #2)Aluminum/Tin CansCardboard (free of food wastes)Glass is unable to be recycled in New Orleans at this time.Residence halls have a labeled recycling station outside the building or a recycling/garbage room on every floor.Mardi Gras Bead RecyclingWatch for bins placed in your Residence Halls after Carnival!Move-out RecyclingTulane Trash to Treasure - At the end of the year will collect household items & clothes to be donated or re-sold to students at the beginning of next school year. Books, non-perishable food and Mardi Gras beads collected too!

recycle.tulane.eduWhere does Tulane Recycling go?Tulane Recycling, 2014 (Uptown Campus)Material Tons Destination Paper, plastic bottles & aluminum cans 129Allied Waste/Republic Services MRF Cardboard 151Allied Waste/Republic Services MRF Electronics29Capital Area Corporate Recycling Council Clothing & Household Items16.5Trash 2 Treasure, Salvation Army and UNITYNon-perishable Food0.5Second HarvestersMardi Gras Beads3ARC of Greater New Orleans Books 0.25Books to Prisoners, Better World BooksEstimated total 319.25recycle.tulane.eduRecycleMania is a friendly competition every spring among college and university recycling programs to see who can waste less and recycle more.

The Recyclemania Res Hall Challenge is Tulanes residence hall sustainability competition.

Residence Hall Challengerecycle.tulane.eduChallenge Dates: March 1st 22nd This years competition will test the residence halls in three different green categories:

1. Most recycling per person2. Least garbage per person3. Greatest electricity savings

recycle.tulane.eduFirst PrizeThe winning residence hall will be rewarded with a


The winning dorm will enjoy this outdoor Spring-time festivity!The gathering will strive to be zero waste from planning to implementation.