Loyola University Chicago

Institute of Environmental Sustainability


2012 Recyclemania

Loyola competed in the Gorilla category, recycling weights and we ranked:

  • 102 out of 296 schools competing in this category

In 2012, the national RecycleMania organizing body calculated Loyola's reduction of various environmental impacts as a result of our commitment to recycling.  Check out the benefits of recycling:

  • Reduced 193 Metric Tons of CO2 emitted into the atmosphere
  • Loyola's recycling during the eight weeks is equivalent to 103 cars off the road

2011 Recyclemania

  • Loyola ranked 73 out of 363 higher education institutions in the Gorilla category

2010 Recyclemania

For 2010, Loyola competed in the Gorilla category, recycling weights.   As a result the 2010 RecycleMania competition was a success.  And we exceeded our 2009 ranking! 

  • Loyola ranked 79 out of 346 colleges and universities that competed in the Gorilla category
  • Loyola placed third out of 14 Illinois higher education institutions
  • Loyola ranked fourth out of seven institutions in the Horizon League

2009 Recyclemania

  • Loyola ranked 146 out of 293 schools in the Gorilla category, weights for recyclables
  • Loyola ranked second out of four schools in the Horizon League
  • Loyola ranked fourth out of nine Illinois institutions