In 2015, participating schools recycled or composted 80.1 million pounds of recyclables and organic materials, preventing the release of 129,411 metric tons of carbon dioxide equivalent into the atmosphere, which is equivalent to preventing annual emissions from 25,375 cars! RecycleMania, run by UT Recycling is a great way to get students and staff to help contribute to the 5 "R's" of waste reduction!
Did you know you can recycle toothbrushes and toothpaste tubes? There are also a number of brands that now make recyclable toothbrushes to make it even easier to dispose of. This guide will help you learn how and where to recycle your bathroom products.