2019 Results

Congratulations Beavers - we emerged victorious in the Oregon Classic once again! With that victory comes the title, bragging rights and our ability to keep the trophy another year! This year we recycled an estimated 191,661 lbs.

RecycleMania 2019 results. OSU 6.99 lbs per person, UO 6.46 lbs per person.

 

OSU now has more wins than UO with OSU winning the competition in 2010, 2011, 2012, 2015, 2018, & 2019.

2010-2019 Competition Results

Oregon Classic Results

OSU won for the first three years until UO beat us for the first time in 2013 and again in 2014. OSU won the trophy back in 2015 but UO reclaimed it in the 2016 and 2017 competitions. In 2018, OSU won the trophy back. OSU won again in 2019.

Weights

  • 2010: OSU recycled 374,864 lbs and composted 19,145 lbs.
  • 2011: OSU recycled and composted 484,449 lbs! Additionally, OSU collected 5,109 lbs of e-waste and 55 cubic yards (9 standard dumpsters or 11,108 gallons) of Styrofoam during collection events.
  • 2012: OSU recycled 477,101 lbs and composted 60,408 lbs! OSU collected 49,025 lbs. of electronic waste, ranking it 5th in the country. OSU also ranked #1 out of the 9 Oregon universities who competed in the Per Capita Classic (lbs. of recycling per person) and Gorilla Prize (total lbs. of recycling) categories.
  • 2013: OSU recycled 353,613 lbs and composted 73,960 lbs!
  • 2014: OSU collected 238,916 lbs of recycling and 44,333 lbs of compost.
  • 2015: OSU recycled 265,070 lbs and composted 55,006 lbs.
  • 2016: OSU recycled 235,893 lbs and composted 60,076 lbs.
  • 2017: OSU recycled 232,063 lbs and composted 61,440 lbs.
  • 2018: OSU recycled 243,852 lbs. After discussion with UO, both universities made a few changes to the RecycleMania competition. Compost weights were removed from the competition after complications arose when it came to determining the accuracy of these weights. The inter-hall challenge at OSU where residence halls compete to see who can recycle the most was also discontinued.
  • 2019: OSU recycled 191,661 lbs.