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RecycleMania 2008 results for Week 5

March 10, 2008

Elon University has collected 19 percent more recycled material in the RecycleMania 2008 contest than at the same midpoint of the competition a year ago.

POWER Less Energy Competition – Week 1

March 5, 2008

Nearly half of all buildings taking part in Elon University's inaugural POWER Less Energy Competition have shown a reduction in electricity usage since the contest kicked off a week ago.

RecycleMania 2008 results for Week 4

March 5, 2008

Elon University has collected more than 38,000 pounds of recyclables since entering the RecycleMania contest at the end of January, posting a solid first place ranking amongst Southern Conference schools entered in the "Whole Campus" competition. 

RecycleMania 2008 results for Week 3

February 27, 2008

Elon University is gaining momentum in a nationwide recycling contest involving hundreds of colleges and universities. Elon is currently ranked No. 85 out of 171 entries for overall weight volume in RecycleMania 2008, which is now entering its fourth week of competition.

Sustainability focus of College Coffee

February 22, 2008

The POWER Less Energy Competition and RecycleMania 2008 were both featured at College Coffee on Feb. 19 as Elon University continued to educate the community about its environmental sustainability efforts.

RecycleMania 2008 results for Week 2

February 21, 2008

Elon University continues to show improvements in recycling over last year's levels as RecycleMania 2008,  a 10-week nationwide contest involving hundreds of colleges and universities, enters its third week.

Campus energy contest launches Feb. 19

February 18, 2008

A seven-week contest to see which residence hall can best reduce its electricity use begins Feb. 19 at College Coffee. The first ever POWER Less Energy Competition is designed to improve energy habits while making a positive impact on the planet.

RecycleMania 2008 results for Week 1

February 18, 2008

The results are in for Elon during the first week of RecyleMania 2008, a 10-week competition taking part on campuses across the nation to reduce waste and raise awareness about recycling. Material recycled from the university increased by more than a ton over the first week of the competition last year.