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OSU RecycleMania continues activities, out-competes UO

Posted February 23rd, 2012 by UHDS News

[Daily Barometer, Feb. 23, 2012] — RecycleMania is now on its fifth week. Many events are already over, and were successful. Some are happening right now, including the Res Hall Competition. And more are still to come.

Besides the overall competition, the Beavers are leading the Civil War thus far. The results up to this point are Oregon State University at 8.5 pounds per person and University of Oregon at 5.9 pounds.

“The Res Hall Competition is going on through the week,” said Andrea Norris, the outreach coordinator for Campus Recycling. “It seems to be going pretty well. It improved a lot from week one to week two, so there seems to be a pretty good awareness of what’s going on.”

Currently McNary Hall is ahead with 2.6 pounds per capita of recycling. Each hall has an “Eco Warrior,” who is that hall’s contact for the challenge. Sackett Hall’s Eco Warrior is holding a competition for who can make the best sculpture out of recycling.

Many events are still coming up, the details of which can be found online at recycle.oregonstate.edu. …

Read the full article by Gwen Shaw.

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