Recycling honors go to HCC

Haywood Community College has received the top ranking in the state in the Recyclemania competition for the second consecutive year. HCC is also ranked as number seven in the nation. Recyclemania is a friendly competition between colleges and universities that is used to encourage waste reduction across campuses.

The rankings are decided by who collects the largest amount of recyclables per capita, the largest amount of total recyclables, the least amount of trash per capita or by the highest recycling rate. HCC, over the ten-week competition, recycled over 11,000 pounds of material.

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