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K-State Today

June 22, 2017



Recycling Center releases 2017 move-out data

By Willim Spiegel

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The K-State Recycling Center, working with Housing and Dining Services, had an outstanding move-out recycling campaign for 2017. With great coordination throughout housing and many hours planning and implementing, it shows K-Staters are making a difference.

Below are the results from 2014-2017. Thanks to all, we are making a difference.

Move-out data  2014 2015 2016 2017
Clothes/bedding  397 796 936 1,241
Books 117 139 132 1,576
Food 576 0 310 637
Recycle material 1,210 0 9,560 8,389
         
Total 2,300 935 10,938 11,843
         
Refuse total 59,500 56,860 42,440 42,100
         
Diversion rate 3.72 percent 1.61 percent 20.49 percent 21.95 percent