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Zero Waste Game Day

UT Recycling is working in partnership with UT Athletics, Aramark, Office of Sustainability, and Good Sports Always Recycle to eliminate all waste associated with athletic events.

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The Mug Project

The Mug Project is a campus-wide initiative to eliminate single-use containers and bottles and save natural resources.

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In 2015, the 394 schools participating enrolled 4.5 million students, with the American contingent representing nearly one in five U.S. college students. The RecycleMania program is managed by Keep America Beautiful, the nation’s leading nonprofit that builds and sustains clean, green and beautiful communities.

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Zero Waste Bin Program

The Zero Waste Bin Project is an initiative on campus to decrease the waste of useful materials from office clean outs.

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My Tiny Trash

Over 90% of office waste is recyclable or compostable. We have piloted My Tiny Bin in offices around campus to encourage waste awareness and reduction in an office setting.

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