EPA News

High School Students Compete in Final Electric Bicycle Competition

High school students have spent this school year designing and assembling electric bicycles, or e-bikes. Now, they get to see whose bike is the best climber, most agile, and fastest. The competition is part of a grant awarded to professors within the College of Engineering by the US Environmental Protection Agency’s People, Prosperity, and the Planet competition.

UT Tops SEC in EPA Game Day Recycling Challenge

Greenhouse gases, meet your match. Last September through November, UT competed in the Environmental Protection Agency’s Game Day Recycling Challenge, finishing first in the greenhouse gas reduction category, and two other categories.

UT Scores Big on EPA Game Day Recycling Challenge

Last October, the campus competed in the Environmental Protection Agency’s Game Day Recycling Challenge, a friendly nationwide contest to determine which university can reduce the most waste during a football game day. In total, seventy-five universities competed in five categories: recycling, trash diversion, greenhouse gas reduction, organics reduction, and waste minimization.