• Waste

    Slash the Trash Waste Audit Results

    The Slash the Trash event at the Skydome on homecoming weekend was a huge success. We had over 20 volunteers come out to sort through waste generated by the Homecoming game and tailgating activities. Here is what we found: Cardboard: 423 lbs. Landfill: 1285 lbs. Food Waste: 340 lbs. Recycling: 433 lbs. Pepsi Cups: 133 lbs. Glass: 133 lbs. Bathroom: 50 lbs. Liquid: 278 lbs. All the waste adds up to 3,072 total pounds! Here are the percentages: 13.77% Carboard 41.83% Landfill 11.07% Food Waste 14.10% Recycling 4.33% Pepsi Cups 4.23% Glass 1.63% Bathroom 9.05% Liquid In total, we diverted 986 pounds from the landfill into recycling! That’s 32.1%! All…