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K-State Today

April 26, 2021

Race for Waste recycling competition tied for 2021

Submitted by Bill Spiegel

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This year's Race for Waste recycling competition has ended up in a tie for the Big 12. Out of 126 schools participating in this year's event, Kansas State University finished in the top third of the competition. The university maintained its same diversion rate as last year but exceeded its per capita rate.

The following numbers are the final standings: 

Rank/Big 12 diversion rate

Iowa State University       16/47.52
Kansas State University    45/35.88

Rank/per capita

Kansas State University  37/14.27 pounds per student
Iowa State University     92 /3.27 pounds per student

Thank you for the great effort. 

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