Rock Valley College has been heavily involved in recycling efforts for many years. We are proud to say that on average the college recycles approximately 42% of its waste stream. The RVC single-stream recycling program diverted 58.8 tons of waste from the landfill in FY-2014.
All of the following items are diverted from landfill as part of RVC's ongoing recycling efforts:
* 75% of construction waste on the PEC remodel was recycled and diverted from landfills. Also, 20% of the new materials used in the PEC construction project were recycled materials.