Keep PA Beautiful Applauds Pennsylvania Winners Of 2016 RecycleMania

PA Environment Digest – Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful Wednesday congratulated the Pennsylvania winners of the 2016 RecycleMania competition– Saint Joseph’s University in Philadelphia was the Grand Champion with a recycling rate of 48.9 percent and the Per Capita Classic winner was Bucknell University in Lewisburg who recycled 26.5 pounds per capita.

“The day-to-day efforts put forth by the students and faculty of colleges and universities who participated in the competition to reduce the amount of waste that is sent to the landfill is admirable,” stated Shannon Reiter, President of Keep PA Beautiful. “KPB is proud that over 20 Pennsylvania colleges and universities participated in this worthwhile competition, demonstrating that we can all do our part to make a difference in our environment and engage others to do the same. Recycling is not only good for the environment but it also helps drive the success of the recycling market in Pennsylvania.”

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