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Recyclemania competition aims to cut environmental impact from colleges nationwide

Alicia Krynock February 17, 2017

Kent State is two weeks into an eight-week competition between universities to reduce waste.Recyclemania began Feb. 5 and will run until April 1. The competition features weekly contests between residence...

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Kent State beats Akron in annual RecycleMania competition

Charleah Trombitas April 19, 2016

Kent State beat the University of Akron in this year's RecycleMania, retaining possession of the Braggin’ Wheel for the fifth year in a row. RecycleMania is an annual, eight-week national competition...

Kent State to hold Shred-Mania and E-Cycle drive Wednesday

Charleah Trombitas March 28, 2016

Kent State University is holding two Recyclemania events, Shred-Mania and an E-Cycle drive, on campus Wednesday.Shred-Mania, a free university-wide shredding event, will be held in the Kent State Ice Arena...

RecycleMania drives competition with Akron

Charleah Trombitas February 5, 2016

Kent State will be participating in a national recycling initiative, RecycleMania, which begins on Feb. 7 and runs through April 2.RecycleMania is a nationwide competition between college and universities...

University emphasized importance of conserving engergy

Ryan Landolph November 10, 2015

Kent State is serious about saving energy, and the office of sustainability is leading the initiative to educate students.“Energy conservation is important because it saves money, and those are dollars...

More than 11,000 pounds of electronic waste, including computers, phones and gaming consoles, collected during RecycleMania await disposal at the University Facilities Management store room on Summit Street on Wednesday, April 17. Photo by Shane Flanigan.

University recycling numbers drawn from two-month sample

Olivia Minnier October 7, 2015

From promotional videos to extra content on its website, the Kent State sustainability department works to inform students on how recycling on campus can be a difficult task. For 10 months of the year,...

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Reduce, reuse, recycle on campus

Jamie Brian April 21, 2015

Six days a week, a packer garbage truck makes its rounds on campus, hauling away the average 6.6 tons of trash and recycling the university produces per day.Often times, we don’t think about what happens...

Kent State recycles nearly half of a million pounds of trash for Recyclemania

Lauren Biertempfel April 21, 2015

In eight weeks, Kent State recycled almost half of a million pounds of recyclables, putting the university in the top 12 percent of schools that competed in the Recyclemania competition that took place...

Earth Month raises awareness for environment

Lauren Biertempfel April 8, 2015

The Office of Sustainability partnered up with different organizations around campus to host Earth Month and give students the opportunity to get involved and learn how to be environmentally friendly. “Earth...

Kent State hosts paper recycling drive as part of Recyclemania

Lauren Biertempfel March 16, 2015

Kent State University will host its first Shredmania event March 17, a one-day event in coordination with Recyclemania.Recyclemania is a 8-week long competition for university recycling programs to promote...

Office of Sustainability will host electronic recycling drive

Lauren Biertempfel March 15, 2015

The Kent State Office of Sustainability will host an E-cycle Drive that will give students the opportunity to recycle old electronics.The electronic waste drive, which is part of Recyclemania, is open...

More than 11,000 pounds of electronic waste, including computers, phones and gaming consoles, collected during RecycleMania await disposal at the University Facilities Management store room on Summit Street on Wednesday, April 17. Photo by Shane Flanigan.

Kent State University hosts eight-week recycling competition

Lauren Biertempfel February 20, 2015

Recyclemania is a yearly eight week-long national competition between residence halls to encourage students to reduce waste and recycle that began Feb. 1.Kent State has taken part in the program for the...

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