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What is RecycleMania?

RecycleMania is a friendly 10-week recycling competition between more than 600 colleges and universities in the U.S. and Canada. During the competition, schools report the amount of recycling and trash collected. Each week schools are ranked in various categories, directly competing with other schools. You can learn more at the RecycleMania website.

What is SOU doing for RecycleMania?

Well, in addition to competing against hundreds of other schools in RecycleMania's Per Capita Classic, SOU is hosting weekly recycling events to help you learn the in's and out's of campus recycling. Weekly events include the recycling scavenger hunt, recycling jeopardy, recycled valentines, and a recycling workshop. Find out more about our weekly events on the events page. Attend RecycleMania events for the chance to win awesome prizes!

How can I get involved?

Looking to get involved with recycling on campus? Let us know! We are always looking for volunteers and interns to participate in recycling programs and/or sorting at the SOU Recycling Center. If you are interested in learning more, send an email to fullcircle@sou.edu or call 541-552-8139.

How well is SOU doing in RecycleMania & what’s the point?

Take a look below for SOU's weekly totals and the impact we have! Who knew recycling could be so rewarding!