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K-State Today

June 10, 2016



Recycling Center releases 2016 student move-out data

By William Spiegel

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The K-State Recycling Center, working with Housing and Dining Services, had its best year with student move-out recycling. With great coordination throughout housing and many hours planning and implementing, it shows K-Staters are making a difference.

Below are the results from 2014-2016. Thanks to all, we are making a difference!

 Move-out data  2014 2015 2016
Clothes/bedding  397 796 936
Books 117 139 132
Food 576 0 310
Recycle material 1,210 0 9,560
       
Total 2,300 935 10,938
       
Refuse total 59,500 56,860 42,440
       
Diversion rate 3.72 percent 1.61 percent 18.38 percent