Texas Tech Competes in Gameday Recycling Challenge

Bags will be distributed to tailgaters for the collection of aluminum, plastic and glass.

GameDay Challenge

WHAT:           Texas Tech University is registered to compete in the Gameday Recycling Challenge, a competition to promote waste reduction at football games.

WHEN:           Saturday (Nov. 2) game against Oklahoma State University

WHERE:         Recyclable material will be collected at tailgating areas, Jones AT&T Stadium, the Frazier Alumni Pavilion and the Athletic Training Center.

EVENT:          Texas Tech University Student Housing and other organizations on campus plan to collect aluminum, plastic and glass. Bags will be distributed to tailgaters and they will be asked to place recyclables in the bags to be picked up after the game.

Volunteers are needed to help collect recyclables in the tailgate areas, Raider Alley, Raider Gate, the Athletic Training Center and the Jones AT&T stadium. Volunteers will be given a t-shirt, drink and hot dog coupon to be used at the stadium. Volunteering is open to all faculty, staff and students.

If interested in being involved in the event, email housing.gogreen@ttu.edu. For more information on the Gameday Recycling Challenge, visit http://gamedaychallenge.org.

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CONTACT: Melanie Tatum, unit manager, University Student Housing, Texas Tech University, (806) 834-1570, or m.tatum@ttu.edu.