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April 15, 2022

K-State wins 2022 Race to Waste competition

Submitted by Bill Spiegel

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K-State has won the Big 12 in the Race to Waste competition for 2022!

Thank you for coming together and showing your support for this great effort. Many thanks go out to the students, faculty, staff and facility custodians who recycle and empty the countless recycle bins.

Congratulations on a successful campaign and thank you! Here are the competition results: 


Kansas State University                 49           34.20

University of Texas Austin             77           20.77

West Virginia University                 95           13.00

University of Houston                    99           7.776

Per Capita

Kansas State University                 54           7.98

University of Texas Austin             75           4.64

Iowa State University                     93           2.92

West Virginia University                 101         1.97