Berkeley College Brooklyn Named RecycleMania Tournament Champion for Waste Reduction

 
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
MONDAY, MAY 14
, 2012

Contact:  Ilene Greenfield
Director of Media Relations
201-291-1111, ext. 1-5122

igl@BerkeleyCollege.edu

  

BERKELEY COLLEGE JOINS IN NATIONWIDE RECYCLEMANIA TOURNAMENT
TO REDUCE WASTE AND INCREASE RECYCLING ON COLLEGE CAMPUSES

Brooklyn location named RecycleMania Tournament Champion for Waste Reduction
 in a friendly Berkeley College in-house competition

 



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Photo Caption: Berkeley College students, staff and faculty joined 605 college communities nationwide in reducing waste during the 12th Annual RecycleMania Tournament. This year, 92 million pounds of recyclables and organic materials were recovered, which prevented the release of nearly 150,000 metric tons of carbon dioxide equivalent.  In a friendly Berkeley College in-house competition, the Brooklyn location in New York City, was named RecycleMania Tournament Champion for Waste Reduction. Pictured with the award is Conrad Walker, Berkeley College Campus Operating Officer, Brooklyn, NY. For more information on recycling statistics at Berkeley College visit Project GreenPath at http://www.berkeleycollege.edu/berkeley_bc/1975.htm

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