Bryant places 5th overall in national collegiate clothing drive

May 9th, 2012 | SustainU press release

Bryant students' participation in the 2012 oneSHIRT Challenge, a national contest sponsored by SustainU to collect clothing and textiles for recycling, earned Bryant fifth place overall and third place in per-student poundage. Florida State U won with a collection of more than 3 tons overall. Bryant students gathered 1,781 pounds total, averaging 0.496 pounds per student. One hundred ten colleges and universities participated.

The oneSHIRT National Collegiate Clothing Challenge is the nation's largest collegiate clothing drive, mobilizing thousands of students and households. Groups on 110 campuses around the country rallied their campus and community to donate used clothing to benefit local charities and job training programs.

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