Mixed Paper Recycling Program Facts

Number of schools in the program (current)

  • Wake County Public Schools – 177
  • Wake County Public Charter Schools – 9
  • Number of students participating – 158,052 (10th day count)

2012–2013 School Year:

  • Total pounds recycled (paper) 1,485,887 pounds
  • Total tons recycled (paper)  743 tons
  • Pounds recycled per capita 9.7 lbs/capita
  • Total Percent increase/decrease (from prior year): 1% increase
  • Elementary Schools: 3% increase
  • Middle Schools: 2.4 % decrease
  • High Schools: 1.5% decrease 
Current School Year (2013–14):
Year-to-Date Spreadsheet
 
2013–2014 School Year Table*:
July Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec
101,540 102,273 107,881 120,680 95,932 99,757
Jan Feb Mar Apr May June
111,795 137,810         
*Weights listed in total pounds

Program Awards/Accomplishments

2012–2013 Top Schools
2011–2012 Top Schools

2010–2011 Top Schools

2009–2010 Top Schools

American Forest and Paper Association Award (2009)

Outstanding Coordinator & Club Nomination Form