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Universities Test New Waste Auditing Tech for Major Recycling Competition

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(Photo: North Carolina State University developed a paper towel composting program for RecycleMania 2019. Credit: @zerowastewolvesncsu on Instagram via RecycleMania)

Five American colleges and universities are testing new waste auditing technology for RecycleMania, an annual competition led by the National Wildlife Federation where schools across the US and Canada try to compost and recycle as much waste as possible. Last year participants recycled and composted 69.5 million pounds.

Agnes Scott College, Clark Atlanta University, Spelman College, Colgate University, and the University of New Haven will receive versions of waste audit technology from Rubicon to test during the competition. This technology should help each school measure and record their recycled material, according to the company, which provides waste and

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