Every spring RU participates in an annual National recycling competition called RecycleMania. This year competition dates are from February 1st through March 28th and once again RU's Recyclemania Goal is to collect an overall of - 100,000 pounds of recyclable materials (Mixed Paper, Mixed Containers and Cardboard) during the contest. For weekly results / standings please click here
Recyclables are materials that can be remanufactured into new products after serving their original purpose. Everyone gains by recycling and reducing waste. Collecting recyclables reduces waste disposal charges and can provide revenues through the sale of collected materials. Collecting recyclables also ensures an adequate supply of raw materials for recycled products. In addition, recycling is good for the environment. It saves energy and natural resources, reduces air and water pollution, and decreases the volume of garbage going into landfills.
Pavan Muddanna, Recycling Coordinator
123, David E. Armstrong Complex
P.O. Box 6909
Radford, VA 24142