FundingFactory Announces Third Annual ‘Recycling Rumble’ Winners

More than 1,100 participants nationwide vied for the Top Recycler title during the “Recycling Rumble™,” a one-on-one recycling competition hosted annually by FundingFactory®.
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More than 1,100 participants nationwide vied for the Top Recycler title during the “Recycling Rumble™,” a one-on-one recycling competition hosted annually by FundingFactory®.

More than 1,100 participants nationwide vied for the Top Recycler title during the “Recycling Rumble™,” a one-on-one recycling competition hosted annually by FundingFactory®. Throughout the competition, participants collected and shipped e-waste – used inkjet and toner cartridges, cell phones, MP3 players, digital cameras and GPS devices to FundingFactory.

The top prize of $5,000 was awarded to The Learning Tree, a nationally accredited childcare center in Ridge Manor, Fla.; they recycled 4,032 items. With their recycling earnings and 25 percent bonus, The Learning Tree earned a grand total of $6,536.50. Second place went to the Susan G. Komen 3-Day Team of Etters, Pa. Last year's Rumble winner, Manteca High School of Manteca, Calif., placed third.

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FundingFactory Announces Second Annual ‘Recycling Rumble’ Winners

FundingFactory, the nation’s largest fundraising by recycling program for schools and nonprofits, announces the winners of the second annual ‘Recycling Rumble’. 537 winning schools and nonprofits overcame their opponents in each rumble match-up where they competed for two months to recycle the largest quantity of electronic waste (e-waste). The winning schools and nonprofits earned a 25 percent fundraising bonus, and the top recycler overall won an Apple® iPad®. This year’s top recycler was Manteca High School of Manteca, Calif., recycling 6,535 items and earning more than $3,200. In total, Recycling Rumble participants raised $148,305 and recycled a total of 217,524 items.

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FundingFactory and Learning Resources® Collaborate to Support School and Nonprofit eWaste Recycling

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