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Week 7 - Turn Your Trash To Treasure

This Week's Challenge:  March 19-25

Join the movement to drastically reduce the amount of waste UI sends to the landfill.  Recycle more and landfill less. 

How To Win?

Complete at least one item from the check list below.  Then, log your participation using the online form.  You'll earn 1 point for each item you complete.  The more points you earn, the better your chance to win.

confirmation 1152155 1280 Start a book exchange in your academic building or residence hall.  See how they do it at the College of Nursing Building.

confirmation 1152155 1280 Make a pact with a friend or coworker to start making your own notebooks from scrap paper like these cool examples from International Programs.

confirmation 1152155 1280 Share your examples with us at recycle@uiowa.edu.  What do you do to turn trash into treasure?  We'll post your example on our website so other Hawkeyes can replicate your idea.

confirmation 1152155 1280 Give your used dental hygiene products new life by taking them to a Terracycle collection box at the Dental Science Building.  Recycle toothpaste tubes and caps, toothbrushes, toothpaste cartons, toothbrush outer packaging, and floss containers.

confirmation 1152155 1280 Browse other Terracycle collection programs to see if there are any that you could start on your own.

confirmation 1152155 1280 Download the Week 7 toolkit materials and share one item via social media, e-newsletter, email, or some other communication network.

confirmation 1152155 1280 Take the pledge to recycle.

ticket 303706 1281 Random Winners

Three lucky winners will be randomly selected from this week's prize drawing.  To become eligible, log your recycling efforts no later than 11:59 p.m. on Monday, March 27.

    • Winner #1 - Your name could be here
    • Winner #2 - Your name could be here
    • Winner #3 - Your name could be here

win 944525 1281 RecyHawk Trophy

The building with the most Week 7 Recyclemania participants wins this week's bragging rights and will host the RecyHawk Trophy next week!  Be sure to log your recycling efforts to give your building a shot at the RecyHawk Trophy.

    • Winner - Your building could be here

 

win 944525 1281 Res Hall RecyHawk Trophy

The building with the most Week 7 Recyclemania participants wins this week's bragging rights and will host the RecyHawk Trophy next week!  Be sure to log your recycling efforts to give your building a shot at the RecyHawk Trophy.

  • Winner - Your building could be here
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