Graham Sustainability Institute

VIDEO: Big House Recycling Featured on "Impact the World" Series on Big Ten Network

Wednesday, April 4, 2012

Traditionally, Maize and Blue are the two colors that flood Michigan's home football games at the Big House. But thanks to some environmentally conscious students, a third color now receives substantial support.

"Go Blue, Live Green" is the motto that motivated U-M students to create the largest stadium recycling program in the country. By recycling cardboard and plastic bottles for a full season, Michigan's recycling has helped save 576 trees, 9,000 gallons of oil and 168,000 gallons of water.

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