RecycleMania is a national competition in which college campuses compete to see who can out-recycle others. Berkshire Community College has participated in Recyclemania for several years with incredible results!
BCC finished 4th in the country and 1st in Massachusetts! Thank you to our amazing facilities team for their hard work — and thanks to our community for being mindful of where you are putting your waste. View the full waste diversion competition results.
We have an 81.199% waste diversion rate! (Waste diversion is the process of diverting waste from landfills.)
BCC finished 1st in Massachusetts (ahead of Hampshire, UMass, Harvard, MIT, and so on), and 5th in the nation (out of 207 colleges and universities)!
BCC was 8th out of several hundred colleges and universities, with a 70% recycling rate!