Administration and Finance Focus


Recycling Team Contest

Form a team and recycle
to help UH go green!

February 1 � March 26

Who May Enter?
- Any UH employee or student may enter.
- There will be two separate contests: 1) student teams and 2) employee teams

How do I enter?
- Form a team of 4 people or more in the student or employee category.
- Register your team online at
- Registration will open on Wednesday, January 27 and will continue until the end of the competition on Friday, March 26.
- Official start of the competition starts on Monday, February 1.

What do I do?
- Collect recyclable material that has been generated on campus throughout the week and bag it. Recyclable may include aluminum cans, plastic #1-5 and #7 (Styrofoam material or #6 plastics should not be included), paper and cardboard.
- Each Friday of the week, between 2 and 3 pm, visit the loading bay General Services Building (bldg #585) and deliver the bags of recyclables.
- Make sure that you mark each bag with your group name, contact information and date delivered using a permanent marker.
- Each bag will be weighed and the total weight of each bag will be logged in by a member of the University Services Marketing Team. A receipt with the total weight of all the bags will be issued to each team for their records.
- Last day to deliver recyclables is Friday, March 26.

NOTE: Large plastic bags will be available at the Cougar Card Office located across from the Campus Recreation and Wellness Center. A limit of five bags per team will be given each week. It is not essential to use these bags. The use of the team�s own bag is permitted.

What recyclables can I pick up?
- Any plastic bottles, aluminum cans and paper generated on campus (in offices, on-campus apartments, residence halls, at campus business meetings and events).
- Please separate recyclables by type (paper in one bag, cans/bottles in another).

- The competition results will be updated every Monday. To view weekly results visit

- The top three teams in each category will be recognized at the noon-time UH RecycleMania closing ceremony scheduled for March 30 in the UC Satellite.

-1st place - $150 credit from UH Catering Services and a champion trophy
-2nd place - $100 credit from UH Catering Services and certificate of recognition.
-3rd place - $50 credit from UH Catering Services and certificate of recognition.
(No substitutes for prizes)

What if I have questions?
- Visit or email us at