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K-12 Recycling Challenge


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Awards Received

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Television Coverage

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K-12 on Good Day Sacramento

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2018 K-12 Recycling Challenge Results
Analytics Powered by Mobius Intelligent Systems


Total number of participating schools: 324




Total Waste Recycled
1st Place:   Ohlone Elementary School - Contra Costa Co.
Pounds: 32306.72
2nd Place:   American High School - Alameda Co.
Pounds: 30120
3rd Place:   RFK UCLA Community Schools - Los Angeles Co.
Pounds: 25773.81

Total Waste Recycled Per Capita
1st Place:   Ohlone Elementary School - Los Angeles Co.
Pounds Per Capita:  73.42
2nd Place:   Atlas Elementary - Ventura Co.
Pounds Per Capita:  49.35
3rd Place:   EP Foster - Ventura Co.
Pounds Per Capita:  43.25

Paper Recycled
1st Place:   Britton Middle School - Santa Clara Co.
Pounds:   2580.69
2nd Place:   Ross Valley Charter - Ross Valley Charter
Pounds:   591.75
3rd Place:   EP Foster - Ventura Co.
Pounds:   315.6

Paper Recycled Per Capita
1st Place:   Ross Valley Charter - Marin County
Pounds Per Capita:  4
2nd Place:   Britton Middle School - Santa Clara Co.
Pounds Per Capita:  2.87
3rd Place:   EP Foster - Ventura Co.
Pounds Per Capita:  0.71

Cardboard Recycled
1st Place:   Kern High School District Food Service
Pounds:   1939.6
2nd Place:   Ohlone Elementary School - Contra Costa Co.
Pounds:   1386.72
3rd Place:   Britton Middle School - Santa Clara Co.
Pounds:   736.7

Cardboard Recycled Per Capita
1st Place:   Ohlone Elementary School - Contra Costa Co.
Pounds Per Capita:  3.15
2nd Place:   The Thacher School - Ventura Co.
Pounds Per Capita:  1.42
3rd Place:   Miles Elementary School - Los Angeles Co.
Pounds Per Capita:  1.33

CRV Recycled
1st Place:   Britton Middle School - Santa Clara Co.
Pounds:   836.89
2nd Place:   Yerba Buena Elementary School - Los Angeles Co.
Pounds:   752.55
3rd Place:   Cyrus J Morris Elementary - Los Angeles Co.
Pounds:   285.45

CRV Recycled Per Capita
1st Place:   Yerba Buena Elementary School
Pounds Per Capita:  1.79
2nd Place:   Britton Middle School- Santa Clara Co.
Pounds Per Capita:  0.93
3rd Place:   Cyrus J Morris Elementary - Los Angeles Co.
Pounds Per Capita:  0.58

Cardboard Lunch Trays Recycled
1st Place:   Ohlone Elementary School - Los Angeles Co.
Pounds:   28800
2nd Place:   EP Foster - Ventura Co.
Pounds:   18296
3rd Place:   Atlas Elementary - Ventura Co.
Pounds:   15912

Cardboard Lunch Trays Recycled Per Capita
1st Place:   Ohlone Elementary School - Los Angeles Co.
Pounds Per Capita:  65.45
2nd Place:   Atlas Elementary - Ventura Co.
Pounds Per Capita:  47.22
3rd Place:   EP Foster - Ventura Co.
Pounds Per Capita:  41.3

Cartons Recycled
1st Place:   Pacoima Charter Elementary - Los Angeles Co.
Pounds:   2090
2nd Place:   South Park Elementary - Los Angeles Co.
Pounds:   2068.63
3rd Place:   RFK UCLA Community Schools - Los Angeles Co.
Pounds:   1995

Cartons Recycled Per Capita
1st Place:   Miles Elementary School - Los Angeles Co.
Pounds Per Capita:   3.61
2nd Place:   Chapman Elementary - Los Angeles Co.
Pounds Per Capita:   2.39
3rd Place:   Gault Elementary School - Los Angeles Co.
Pounds Per Capita:   2.28

Mixed Recycled
1st Place:   American High School - Alemeda Co.
Pounds:   28800
2nd Place:   The Thacher School - Kern Co.
Pounds:   14400
3rd Place:   Arvin High School - Kern Co.
Pounds:   11647

Mixed Recycled Per Capita
1st Place:   The Thacher School - Ventura Co.
Pounds Per Capita:  39.45
2nd Place:   Haven Drive-Arvin - Kern Co.
Pounds Per Capita:  16.21
3rd Place:   Sierra Vista-Arvin - Kern Co.
Pounds Per Capita:  14.61

Compostables Recycled
1st Place:   South Park Elementary - Los Angeles Co.
Pounds:   15011.07
2nd Place:   RFK UCLA Community Schools- Los Angeles Co.
Pounds:   14912.63
3rd Place:   San Miguel Elementary - Los Angeles Co.
Pounds:   12312

Compostables Recycled Per Capita
1st Place:   Miles Elementary School - Ventura Co.
Pounds Per Capita:  6746.19
2nd Place:   Cienega Elementary - Los Angeles Co.
Pounds Per Capita:  9305.25
3rd Place:   Dayton Heights ES - Los Angeles Co.
Pounds Per Capita:  7648.21

District Total Pounds
1st Place:   Los Angeles Unified School District
Pounds:  721229
2nd Place:   San Diego Unified School District
Pounds:  366400
3rd Place:   Arvin Unified School District
Pounds:  33755

District Total Pounds Per Capita
1st Place:   Arvin Unified School District
Pounds Per Capita:  14.68
2nd Place:   Los Angeles Unified School District
Pounds Per Capita:  6.37
3rd Place:   San Diego Unified School District
Pounds Per Capita:  3.08






Congratulations to the 2018
K-12 Recycling Challenge Winning Schools!

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