Emory Recycles: It All Comes Together At The MRF
March Building Recycling Competition Winners Announced at Earth Day Festival
Dobbs University Center and Eagle Row Fraternity Houses are the winners of the March 2014 Building Recycling Competition. The competition challenged buildings to increase its waste diversion for the month of March. The March recycling rate was compared to last March recycling rate and the building with the largest increase receives $3000 to spend on recycling equipment. Dobbs University Center increased its recycling pounds by 4,135 pounds from last March. The DUC will receive a $3000 award from Emory Recycles and the Office of Sustainable Initiatives.
The Eagle Row Fraternity Houses outstanding effort to become more sustainable will be awarded a special second prize. Eagle Row, notoriously known for being "waste -challenged", increased its recycling rate by 3,556 pounds for the month of March. The efforts of the Fraternities will be awarded a special second prize of $1500 to spend on recycling equipment. Yerkes came in at third with 3,454 pounds increase and Chemistry Center fourth with a 2,795 pound increase. Click here to view the results.