For our sorority we do a annual bottle and can drive through the entire campus. We set up bins in each dormitory and have them fight it out on how much each building can raise.
The money is then donated to a local food pantry in Niagara Falls.
Many students do not carry cash with them so its difficult to raise money for philanthropy work so we came up with something that hit two birds with one stone.
With simple prizes like a pizza party or food from an off campus supplier, which really gets college kids going, we were able to collect around 50 bags of recyclables while raising they money we received from turning them in to help our community.
If this was to be done on a large campus I’m sure many more bags could be collected.