02-17-2012For eight weeks, Virginia Wesleyan College will be participating in the Recyclemania National Challenge. From Jan. 30 through March 25, students, faculty and staff will take part in a friendly competition that promotes waste reduction in campus communities across the country. VWC will be competing with over 630 colleges and universities. A weekly report on how much recycling and trash Marlins collect will be used to rank VWC and other schools according to how much they gather per capita. In its first official week of competition, VWC recycled 3,614 pounds of material. Marlins Go Green President Randy Rice will be keeping the campus updated on the College’s progress in the competition.