Game Day Recycling

Go Deacs. Go Green(er).

2013-12-11T16:24:38-04:00July 19th, 2013|Categories: Campus, EcoReps, Get Involved - Students, Home Stories, Internships, Waste Reduction|Tags: |

Although summer is usually a time for relaxation, rejuvenation, and rest, for game day recycling intern Lauren Formica (‘16), summer is more about the three R’s of resource management: reduce, reuse, and recycle. To prepare for this fall’s Go Deacs. Go Green. football game day recycling campaign, Formica attended the Collegiate Sports Sustainability Summit this June in [...]

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Go Deacs! Go Green!

2013-12-11T16:39:52-04:00January 3rd, 2012|Categories: Get Involved - Faculty, Get Involved - Staff, Get Involved - Students, Home Stories, Waste Reduction|Tags: , , |

Increased engagement with fans and a streamlined process behind the scenes led to a successful second season for the university’s Game Day Recycling program. During the Demon Deacons’ first six home games, fans, volunteers, and Athletics staff members worked together to divert nearly 7 tons of cans, bottles and cardboard recycling from the landfill. The highest [...]

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Volunteers gear up for a winning season with Game Day Recycling program

2011-09-13T13:13:29-04:00September 13th, 2011|Categories: Cultural Climate, Culture, Get Involved - Faculty, Get Involved - Staff, Get Involved - Students, Home Stories|Tags: , , , , |

The first home football game of the season on September 10 kicked off the second season of the university’s Game Day Recycling program. By helping distribute recycling bins to tailgaters and encouraging fans to do the right thing, students, staff and faculty continue to support Deacon fans in diverting thousands of pounds of waste from landfills. [...]

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Game Day Recycling program kicks off great start to season

2010-09-30T14:15:26-04:00September 30th, 2010|Categories: Campus, Get Involved - Students, Home Stories, Stewardship, Waste Reduction|Tags: , |

Deacon fans young and old have something new to cheer about at this season’s home football games. Tailgaters in the Gold, Blue, Red, and Green lots recycled more than 1000 pounds of cans and bottles at the two opening home games, as part of the university’s new Game Day Recycling program. Jenny King, the [...]

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